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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
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.


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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