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Fan phenomena : Star Wars

Author: Mika Elovaara
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect Inc., 2013.
Series: Fan phenomena.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In October 2012, the Walt Disney Company paid more than 4 billion to acquire Lucasfilms, the film and production company responsible for Howard the Duck. But Disney, despite its history and success with duck characters, wasn't after Howard; in buying Lucasfilms, it also bought the rights to the Star Wars franchise. Soon after the purchase, Disney announced a new Star Wars film was in the works and would be released  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mika Elovaara
ISBN: 1783200979 9781783200979
OCLC Number: 1109054561
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (116 pages)
Contents: FontCover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Star Wars as a Character-Oriented Franchise; Fashion from a Galaxy Far, Far Away; Fans, Fics & Films ... 'Thank the Maker(s)!'; Immersive and Interactive Adaptations andExtensions of Star Wars; From Bikinis to Blasters:The Role of Gender in the Star Wars Community; Jediism as Religion?The Force as Old/New Religious Philosophy; Greater than the Sum of Its Parts: The SingularEmergent Language of the Star Wars Universe; Star Wars Generations -A Saga for the Ages, for All Ages The Marketing of The Force:Fans, Media and the Economics of Star WarsThe Influence of The Force; Editor and Contributor Biographies; Image Credits; BackCover
Series Title: Fan phenomena.
Responsibility: edited by Mika Elovaara.

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The continued relevance of Star Wars owes much to the passion of its fans. For millions of people around the world, the films are more than diversions - they are a way of life. Addressing the films  Read more...

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'It certainly piqued my interest in new areas and raised my awareness of subjects I hadn't considered or knew nothing about.' -- Stephen Howard - Roqoo Depot 'While we are all busy being Star Wars Read more...

 
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