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The Star Wars Heresies: Interpreting the Themes, Symbols and Philosophies o…



Despite the insatiable public appetite for all things Star Wars, the more analytical side of the saga is all too often ignored. This book offers a new way of seeing George Lucas’ space opera—particularly the prequel trilogy, a series never given a fair chance because of constant comparisons to the iconic originals.
In the classic style of Joseph Campbell, the trilogy is viewed through the lens of myth and metaphor, revealing a body of work not only worthy of scholarly study but perhaps…


The Star Wars Heresies

Pub Date : 2013-09-03 | Author : Paul F. McDonald | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9781476603452
ISBN 13 : 1476603456

Despite the insatiable public appetite for all things Star Wars, the more analytical side of the saga is all too often ignored. This book offers a new way of seeing George Lucas' s..


Towards A New International Monetary Order

Pub Date : 2017-05-25 | Author : Koen Byttebier | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319525181
ISBN 13 : 3319525182

This book presents a thorough and critical evaluation of the monetary and financial system prevalent in Western economies. Further, it seeks to explain why this system so often lea..


Graphic Storytelling

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Will Eisner | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0961472820
ISBN 13 : 9780961472825

Examines the fundamentals of storytelling in comic book style and offers advice on story construction and visual narratives...


The Book Of Jasher

Pub Date : 2006-01-01 | Author : Jasher | Publisher : Cedar Fort

ISBN 10 : 1555179193
ISBN 13 : 9781555179199

The Book of Jasher, reprinted for the first time in several years and with a new introduction by popular author W. Jeffrey Marsh, offers Bible readers interesting and important ins..


Whipping Star

Pub Date : 2009-01-20 | Author : Frank Herbert | Publisher : Tor Books

ISBN 10 : 1429918489
ISBN 13 : 9781429918480

In the far future, humankind has made contact with numerous other species: Gowachin, Laclac, Wreaves, Pan Spechi, Taprisiots, and Caleban, and has helped to form the ConSentiency t..


The Ultimate Star Wars And Philosophy

Pub Date : 2015-10-19 | Author : Jason T. Eberl | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781119038061
ISBN 13 : 1119038065

Does it take faith to be a Jedi? Are droids capable of thought? Should Jar Jar Binks be held responsible for the rise of the Empire? Presenting entirely new essays, no aspect of th..


How Star Wars Conquered The Universe

Pub Date : 2015-10-06 | Author : Chris Taylor | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 9780465097517
ISBN 13 : 0465097510

In 1973, a young filmmaker named George Lucas scribbled some notes for a far-fetched space-fantasy epic. Some forty years and $37 billion later, Star Wars–related products outnum..


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