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The psychology of Zelda : linking our world to the Legend of Zelda series

Author: Anthony M Bean
Publisher: Dallas, TX : Smart Pop, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this (book). For more than 30 years, The Legend of Zelda—which immerses players in a courageous struggle against the shadowy forces of evil in a world of high fantasy—has spanned more than 30 different installments, selling over 75 million copies. Today, it is one of the most beloved video game franchises around the globe. Video game sales as a whole have continued to grow, now  Read more...
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Psychology of Zelda
Dallas, TX : Smart Pop, 2019
(DLC) 2018061230
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony M Bean
ISBN: 9781946885340 1946885347
OCLC Number: 1080248565
Description: xi, 248 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Embodying the virtual hero : a link to the self / Jonathan Erickson --
It's dangerous to go alone : the hero's journey in the Legend of Zelda / Stephen F. Kuniak --
The nocturne of (personal) shadow / Louise Grann --
The archetypal attraction / Anthony M. Bean --
Unmasking grief : applying the Kubler-Ross five stages of grief model to the Legend of Zelda : Majora's mask / Larisa A. Garski, F. Cary Shepard, and Emory S. Daniel --
The protective power of destiny : posttraumatic growth in the Legend of Zelda / Larissa A. Garski and Justine Mastin --
The quest for meaning in the Legend of Zelda / Kelsey Klatka and Louise Grann --
The song of the ritos : the psychology of the music within the Legend of Zelda series / Shane Tilton --
Triforce heroes and heroines : transcending the opposites through the golden power / Angie Branham Mullins --
The legend herself : from damsel in distress to princess of power / Melissa Huntley and Wind Goodfriend.
Responsibility: edited by Anthony M. Bean, PHD.

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Compilation of essays exploring psychological themes in the iconic video game franchise Zelda.  Read more...

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