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Sex, Politics, and Religion in Star Wars: An Anthology (Hardback)
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Sex, Politics, and Religion in Star Wars: An Anthology (Hardback)

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Hardback 192 Pages / Published: 02/07/2012
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In 1977, Star Wars blazed across the screen to become one of the highest grossing and most beloved movies of all time. In Sex, Politics, and Religion in Star Wars: An Anthology, Douglas Brode and Leah Deyneka have assembled a provocative collection of essays that explore such hot topics as race and racism in the Star Wars galaxy, Judeo-Christian and Eastern religious themes, homosexual romance, and philosophical and political implications-earthbound and otherworldly. The wide range of essays collected here will engross readers, both fans and scholars alike.

Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810885141
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 458 g
Dimensions: 236 x 159 x 19 mm


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These titles will be of interest to Star Wars fans and popular culture scholars alike. They provide and interesting and scholarly view of the series and insight into our culture's feelings on politics, religion, media, and gender issues. * American Reference Books Annual *
[T]his volume with 13 essays offers fresh and mostly entertaining content. . . [The] text on the strong rootedness of Jedi wisdom in eastern religions [was enjoyable]. . . Furthermore, the essay on transcendentalism and The Force is very enlightening, too. * Popcultureshelf.com *
[T]his is a very entertaining study of the films. * Filmwerk *

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