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Title Myth, media, and culture in Star wars [electronic resource] : an anthology / edited by Douglas Brode, Leah Deyneka.
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  PN1995.9.S695 M97 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 192 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Star Wars films -- History and criticism.
Myth in motion pictures.
Culture in motion pictures.
Related Names Brode, Douglas, 1943-
Deyneka, Leah, 1971-
Related To Print version: Myth, media, and culture in Star wars. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, c2012. 9780810885127 0810885123 0810885131 (DLC) 2012003282
ISBN 0810885131 (electronic bk.)
9780810885134 (electronic bk.)
9780810885127 (cloth : alk. paper)
0810885123 (cloth : alk. paper)