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Finding the Force of the Star Wars Franchise


Editors:   Matthew Kapell, John Lawrence
First Edition:   Paperback (July 1, 2006)
Length:   308 pages
Language:   English
Publisher:   Peter Lang Publishing

Publisher's Summary:
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 toys more sophisticated, and Star Wars has moved into the multi-media environment of the twenty-first century in ways unimaginable in the long-ago world of 1977. Computer games and web sites, novels, animated television shows, as well as a new trilogy of films, have all placed Star Wars at the center of world popular culture.

Finding the Force of the Star Wars Franchise brings together contributors who critically analyze the Star Wars universe from many perspectives. Topics include war, foreign policy, gender roles, spirituality and religion, toy play and adult collecting, creative fandom, race, special effects, and mythology.

Contributors include: Jonathan L. Bowen, Lincoln Geraghty, Jess C. Horsley, Bruce Isaacs, Roger Kaufman, Michelle J. Kinnucan, Mark McDermott, Stephen P. McVeigh, John Panton, Jennifer E. Porter, Andrew Plemmons, Pratt Philip L. Simpson, Rachel Wagner, and Stephanie J. Wilhelm.

  Finding the Force of the Star Wars Franchise Fans, Merchadise and Critics
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