War and Peace: Novel vs. Miniseries

It’s absurd to think of comparing adapted art in a new medium (television) to Tolstoy’s vast epic which has longevity as one of the greatest world masterpieces in any art form. But are things to be gained?  It depends on whom you ask, and today, we’ll explore some of the pluses and minuses of adapting a venerable work like War and Peace for modern audiences.

 

 

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