Origins
01- Introduction
  The Dog
02- Part I
03- Part II
04- Part III
  The Monkey
05- Part I
06- Part II
07- Part III
08- Part IV
09- Part V
10- Part VI
11- Part VII 
  The Dragon
12- Part I
13- Part II
14- Part III
15- Part IV
16- Part V 
17- Part VI 
18- Part VII 
19- Part VIII 
  UR / Drexciya / D1
20- Part I
21- Part II
22- Part III
  Pangea
23- Part I
24- Part II
25- Part III
26- Part IV
27- Part V
28- Part VI
29- Part VII
30- Part VIII
31- Part IX
32- Part X
33- Part XI

03 - The Dog II

 

 

As a story I chose a native North American creation myth - the Cheyenne story of the sparring brothers Malsum and Glooksap, a story also common to the Arapaho, Fox and Mohicans of the Algonquin Nations. I transposed this story to the setting of Victorian Dublin and I replaced Malsum and Glooksap with Charlie and Sydney Chaplin.

I had been reading Charlie Chaplin's biography whilst working on 'Moll Flanders' and I found the perfect parallel to the Indian myth in young Charlie's childhood relationship with his brother and their insane mother.

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  Alan Lambert 2009