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Star Wars on Trial: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Debate the Most Popular Science Fiction Films of All Time
     

Star Wars on Trial: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Debate the Most Popular Science Fiction Films of All Time

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by David Brin (Editor), Matthew Woodring Stover (Editor)
 

Debates on the authenticity of the Star Wars franchise and the hero-or-villain status of George Lucas are at the heart of these essays by bestselling science-fiction authors. The incredible popularity of the movies has led to the formation of strong emotions within the science fiction community on the strengths and flaws of the films, exemplified here by

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Debates on the authenticity of the Star Wars franchise and the hero-or-villain status of George Lucas are at the heart of these essays by bestselling science-fiction authors. The incredible popularity of the movies has led to the formation of strong emotions within the science fiction community on the strengths and flaws of the films, exemplified here by David Brin's attacks and Matthew Woodring Stover's defense of the movies. This intense examination of the epic works addresses a broad range of issues—from politics, religion, and the saga's overall logic to the impact of the series on bookshelf space as well as science-fiction film. The question Is George Lucas a hero for bringing science fiction to a mass audience or a villain who doesn't understand the genre he's working for? is discussed before a final "Judge's Verdict" on the greatness—or weakness—of the franchise is reached.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932100891
Publisher:
BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Series:
Smart Pop Series
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Meet the Author


David Brin is the author of 15 novels, including Earth, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War, and numerous short stories. He is the recipient of three Hugo Awards and one Nebula Award. He lives in Encinitas, CA. Matthew Woodring Stover is the author of the film novelization Stars Wars: Revenge of the Sith, as well as Blade of Tyshalle and Star Wars: Shatterpoint. He lives in Chicago, IL.

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Star Wars on Trial 2.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Seriously? STAR WARS ISN'T EVIL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It has a good message (In Return of the Jedi, it was see the good in people)!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sure talking on my nooooooooooookkkk!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hiw long is it???
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