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Myth, media, and culture in Star wars : an anthology

Author: Douglas Brode; Leah Deyneka
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2012.
Dissertation: Ebooks.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Document : Thesis/dissertation : eBook   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Academic theses
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012003282
Material Type: Document, Thesis/dissertation, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Brode; Leah Deyneka
ISBN: 9780810885127 0810885123 9780810885134 0810885131 9781280842726 1280842725
OCLC Number: 1034961720
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 192 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Douglas Brode --
"Cowboys in Space": Star Wars and the Western Film / Douglas Brode --
Is Star Wars a Modernized Fairy Tale? / Arthur Berger --
From Disneyland to Modesto: George Lucas and Walt Disney / Craig Svonkin --
May the Myth Be with You, Always: Archetypes, Mythic Elements and Aspects of Joseph Campbell's Heroic Monomyth in the Original Star Wars Trilogy / Leah Deyneka --
Not so long ago, not so far away: New Variations on Old Themes: Questioning Star Wars' Revival of Heroic Archetypes / Dan Rubey --
From Sky-Walking to Dark Knight of the Soul: George Lucas' Star Wars Turns to Tragic Drama / John C. McDowell --
Under the Influence of Akira Kurosawa: The Visual Style of George Lucas / Michael Kaminski --
Balancing the Force: How Media Created by Star Wars Now Defines the Franchise / Crystal Renee White --
"A Long Time Ago on a Newsstand Far, Far Away": The Mythic Comic Book Hero in Marvel Comics' Star Wars / Jon Hogan --
The Jedi Network: Star Wars' Portrayal and Inspirations on the Small Screen / Eric Charles --
Gaming in a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Expanded Worlds, Canon Conflicts, and Simplified Morality of Star Wars Video Games / Seth Sommerfeld --
Quentin Tarantino's Star Wars": Digital Cinema, Media Convergence, and Participatory Culture / Henry Jenkins --
Star Wars and the Technophobic Imagination / Cyrus R.K. Patell.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas Brode, Leah Deyneka.


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