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The Resource Culture, identities and technology in the Star Wars films : essays on the two trilogies, edited by Carl Silvio and Tony M. Vinci

Culture, identities and technology in the Star Wars films : essays on the two trilogies, edited by Carl Silvio and Tony M. Vinci

Label
Culture, identities and technology in the Star Wars films : essays on the two trilogies
Title
Culture, identities and technology in the Star Wars films
Title remainder
essays on the two trilogies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Carl Silvio and Tony M. Vinci
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The essays in this book analyze the Star Wars trilogies as a culturally and historically specific phenomenon. Among the topics covered are the connections between the trilogies and our own cultural landscape; the problematic issues of race and gender; and the thematic implications of Lucas' presentation of technology"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.43/75
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.S695
LC item number
S55 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Silvio, Carl
  • Vinci, Tony M
Series statement
Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy
Series volume
3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Star Wars films
  • Culture in motion pictures
Label
Culture, identities and technology in the Star Wars films : essays on the two trilogies, edited by Carl Silvio and Tony M. Vinci
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-230) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fall of the rebellion; or, defiant and obedient heroes in a galaxy far, far away: individualism and intertextuality in the Star wars trilogies / Tony M. Vinci -- Apocalyptic determinism and Star wars / John Lyden -- The Star wars trilogies and global capitalism / Carl Silvio -- May the force (not) be with you: "race critical" readings and the Star wars universe / Christopher Deis -- Feminism and the force: empowerment and disillusionment in a galaxy far, far away / Diana Dominguez -- Seduced by the dark side of the force: gender, sexuality, and moral agency in George Lucas's Star wars universe / Veronica A. Wilson -- Kill Binks: why the world hated its first digital actor / Dan North -- "Your father's lightsaber": the fetishization of objects between the trilogies / Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. -- The emperor's new clones; or, digitization and Walter Benjamin in the Star wars universe / Graham Lyons and Janice Morris
Control code
76750988
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 237 pages
Isbn
9780786429103
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006038613
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)76750988
Label
Culture, identities and technology in the Star Wars films : essays on the two trilogies, edited by Carl Silvio and Tony M. Vinci
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-230) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fall of the rebellion; or, defiant and obedient heroes in a galaxy far, far away: individualism and intertextuality in the Star wars trilogies / Tony M. Vinci -- Apocalyptic determinism and Star wars / John Lyden -- The Star wars trilogies and global capitalism / Carl Silvio -- May the force (not) be with you: "race critical" readings and the Star wars universe / Christopher Deis -- Feminism and the force: empowerment and disillusionment in a galaxy far, far away / Diana Dominguez -- Seduced by the dark side of the force: gender, sexuality, and moral agency in George Lucas's Star wars universe / Veronica A. Wilson -- Kill Binks: why the world hated its first digital actor / Dan North -- "Your father's lightsaber": the fetishization of objects between the trilogies / Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. -- The emperor's new clones; or, digitization and Walter Benjamin in the Star wars universe / Graham Lyons and Janice Morris
Control code
76750988
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 237 pages
Isbn
9780786429103
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006038613
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)76750988

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