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The Resource Myth, Media, and Culture in Star Wars : an Anthology

Myth, Media, and Culture in Star Wars : an Anthology

Label
Myth, Media, and Culture in Star Wars : an Anthology
Title
Myth, Media, and Culture in Star Wars
Title remainder
an Anthology
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1977, Star Wars blazed across the screen to become one of the highest grossing and most beloved movies of all time. In Myth, Media, and Culture in Star Wars: An Anthology, Douglas Brode and Leah Deyneka have assembled an intriguing collection of essays that address the influences that shaped the films, as well as the impact the franchise has had on popular culture. This diverse collection investigates the dynam
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Brode, Douglas
Dewey number
791.4372
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN1995.9.S695
LC item number
M97 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Deyneka, Leah
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  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Motion pictures
  • Pop-Kultur
  • Mythos
  • Music, Dance, Drama & Film
  • Film
Label
Myth, Media, and Culture in Star Wars : an Anthology
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: "Of That Time, of That Place"; Chapter 1. "Cowboys in Space": Star Wars and the Western Film; Chapter 2. Is Star Wars a Modernized Fairy Tale?; Chapter 3. From Disneyland to Modesto: George Lucas and Walt Disney; Chapter 4. May the Myth Be with You, Always: Archetypes, Mythic Elements, and Aspects of Joseph Campbell's Heroic Monomyth in the Original Star Wars Trilogy; Chapter 5. Not So Long Ago nor Far Away: New Variations on Old Themes and Questioning Star Wars' Revival of Heroic Archetypes
  • Chapter 6. From Sky-Walking to Dark Knight of the Soul: George Lucas's Star Wars Turns to Tragic DramaChapter 7. Under the Influence of Akira Kurosawa: The Visual Style of George Lucas; Chapter 8. Balancing the Force: How Media Created by Star Wars Now Defines the Franchise; Chapter 9. A Long Time Ago on a Newsstand Far, Far Away: The Mythic Comic Book Hero in Marvel Comics' Star Wars; Chapter 10. The Jedi Network: Star Wars' Portrayal and Inspirations on the Small Screen
  • Chapter 11. Gaming in a Galaxy Far, Far Away: The History of the Expanded Worlds, Canon Conflicts, and Simplified Morality of Star Wars Video GamesChapter 12. Quentin Tarantino's Star Wars? Digital Cinema, Media Convergence, and Participatory Culture; Chapter 13. Star Wars and the Technophobic Imagination; Index; About the Editors; About the Contributors
Control code
854519932
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (207 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780810885134
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786613711557
  • 40021107649
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 371155
  • ec21eaa9-6c63-4054-9cf1-ea7bd8d5d140
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854519932
Label
Myth, Media, and Culture in Star Wars : an Anthology
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: "Of That Time, of That Place"; Chapter 1. "Cowboys in Space": Star Wars and the Western Film; Chapter 2. Is Star Wars a Modernized Fairy Tale?; Chapter 3. From Disneyland to Modesto: George Lucas and Walt Disney; Chapter 4. May the Myth Be with You, Always: Archetypes, Mythic Elements, and Aspects of Joseph Campbell's Heroic Monomyth in the Original Star Wars Trilogy; Chapter 5. Not So Long Ago nor Far Away: New Variations on Old Themes and Questioning Star Wars' Revival of Heroic Archetypes
  • Chapter 6. From Sky-Walking to Dark Knight of the Soul: George Lucas's Star Wars Turns to Tragic DramaChapter 7. Under the Influence of Akira Kurosawa: The Visual Style of George Lucas; Chapter 8. Balancing the Force: How Media Created by Star Wars Now Defines the Franchise; Chapter 9. A Long Time Ago on a Newsstand Far, Far Away: The Mythic Comic Book Hero in Marvel Comics' Star Wars; Chapter 10. The Jedi Network: Star Wars' Portrayal and Inspirations on the Small Screen
  • Chapter 11. Gaming in a Galaxy Far, Far Away: The History of the Expanded Worlds, Canon Conflicts, and Simplified Morality of Star Wars Video GamesChapter 12. Quentin Tarantino's Star Wars? Digital Cinema, Media Convergence, and Participatory Culture; Chapter 13. Star Wars and the Technophobic Imagination; Index; About the Editors; About the Contributors
Control code
854519932
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (207 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780810885134
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786613711557
  • 40021107649
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 371155
  • ec21eaa9-6c63-4054-9cf1-ea7bd8d5d140
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854519932

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