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Dune, Star Wars, and the “bad art friend” — copyright and the anxiety of influence
Dune, published in 1965 and written by American author Frank Herbert, has been called “the greatest novel in the science fiction canon”, and a movie adaptation of the book is being released this month. Those who are coming to this epic story for the first time may find it very familiar, especially if they have even a cursory knowledge of Star Wars.
From a desert planet to an evil empire, there