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Finding the Force of the Star Wars Franchise
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Pages: 308
Authors: Matthew Kapell, John Shelton Lawrence
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Peter Lang

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The Politics of Big Fantasy
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: John C. McDowell
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-02 - Publisher: McFarland

Bringing critical attention to a particular set of Science Fiction and Fantasy films--Larry and Andy Wachowski's The Matrix, George Lucas' Star Wars saga, and Joss Whedon's Avengers--this book utilises a wide-ranging set of critical tools to illuminate their political ideologies, while also examining any resistant and complicating turns or byways
Star Trek as Myth
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Matthew Wilhelm Kapell
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-16 - Publisher: McFarland

In the past, the examination of myth has traditionally been the study of the “Primitive” or the “Other.” More recently, myth has been increasingly employed in movies and in television productions. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Star Trek television and movie franchise. This collection of essays on
Science-fiction Studies
Language: en
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Authors: Matthew Wilhelm Kapell
Categories: Science fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

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Finding the Force of the Star Wars Franchise
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Matthew Kapell, John Shelton Lawrence
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

In 1977 a single film called Star Wars exploded on the consciousness of the world. Since then the franchise, created by George Lucas, has become a global entertainment corporation. The merchandise of the original trilogy was largely confined to toys and games, but those games have since become computerized, the

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