DRAGON is not a dragon. Polish legends in the 21st century
The subject of the article is the presentation of the project “Legends of Poland”, indicating the reinterpretation strategies used by its creators. The subject of the analysis are the works by Robert M. Wegner and Tomasz Baginski — the story Milczenie owcy (The Silence of a Lamb) and its film adaptation SMOK (DRAGON). Their authors reinterpreted the most famous Polish legend about the Wawel dragon in a science fiction convention, thus pointing to the potential of famous stories that can be used to create whole universes.