original, authoritative, or basic materials utilized in research, as diaries or manuscripts.
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Reimagining source material from Virgil, Homer, Euripides and others, Haynes delivers a sparkling narrative about the Trojan War that will appeal to fans of “Game of Thrones” as well as die-hard mythology nerds.Natalie Haynes’s ‘A Thousand Ships’ brilliantly reframes the Trojan War | Carol Memmott | February 8, 2021 | Washington Post
While the Netflix adaptation does not strictly follow its source material, it stays true to the evolution of both characters as described in the novel.What to Know About the Book Behind Netflix’s Firefly Lane | Annabel Gutterman | February 3, 2021 | Time
Since ProPublica was founded, we have believed in the power of primary source material, and data, as evidence.Why We Published More Than 500 Videos Taken by Parler Users of the Capitol Riot | by Scott Klein and Jeff Kao | January 17, 2021 | ProPublica
The Blade called it a strong adaptation that “preserved in full” the “strength and dignity” of the source material.
Unreal Engine 5 can take source material like CAD data or a 3D model and render those objects in real time after just one upload.
They had a freak-out moment and destroyed some source material.
The Killing was a pale shadow of its Scandinavian source material.‘Halt and Catch Fire’ and AMC’s Push to Reset Dramas | Andrew Romano | May 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If anything it's staying true to the spirit of the source material.
Thankfully Glazer peeled off from the source material—he told me that his co-writer Walter Campbell never even read the book.Scarlett Johansson is an Alien Seductress in ‘Under the Skin’ | Jimmy So | April 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The way that this scene was designed and executed is called into further question when compared to its source material.Sex Won’t Kill Young Adult Heroines: ‘Divergent’ and Rape Culture | Amy Zimmerman | March 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Literature was growing into an important culture, and we have much more source material.Seductio Ad Absurdum | Emily Hahn
For her information the writer has depended almost entirely upon source material, seldom making use of a secondary work.History of California | Helen Elliott Bandini
We should have the story of the Forty-seven Ronin, not a Japanese stage version, but a work from the source-material.The Art Of The Moving Picture | Vachel Lindsay
Whitman College is to be congratulated for giving the Northwest this interesting piece of source material.
The quality of the illustrations is limited due to the low resolution of the source material.Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato | William Warner Tracy