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The Resource The world according to Star Wars, Cass R. Sunstein

The world according to Star Wars, Cass R. Sunstein

Label
The world according to Star Wars
Title
The world according to Star Wars
Statement of responsibility
Cass R. Sunstein
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this fun, erudite, and often moving book, Cass R. Sunstein explores the lessons of Star Wars as they relate to childhood, fathers, the Dark Side, rebellion, and redemption. As it turns out, Star Wars also has a lot to teach us about constitutional law, economics, and political uprisings. Sunstein tells the story of the films wildly unanticipated success and explores why some things succeed while others fail. Ultimately, Sunstein argues, Star Wars is about freedom of choice and our never-ending ability to make the right decision when the chips are down. Written with buoyant prose and considerable heart, The World According to Star Wars shines a bright new light on the most beloved story of our time."--Adapted from dust jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.43/75
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.S695
LC item number
S89 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The world according to Star Wars, Cass R. Sunstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction: Learning from Star Wars -- I am your father : the heroic journey of George Lucas -- The movie no one liked : an expected flop becomes the defining work of our time -- Secrets of success : was Star Wars awesome, well-timed, or just very lucky? -- Thirteen ways of looking at Star Wars : of Christianity, Oedipus, politics, economics, and Darth Jar Jar -- Fathers and sons : you can be redeemed, especially if your kid really likes you -- Freedom of choice : it's not about destiny or prophecy -- Rebels : why empires fall, why resistance fighters (and terrorists) rise -- Constitutional episodes : free speech, sex equality, and same-sex marriage as episodes -- The Force and the monomyth : of magic, God, and humanity very favorite tale -- Our myth, ourselves : why Star Wars gets to us
Control code
ocn930485903
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 223 pages
Isbn
9780062484222
Lccn
2016003312
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)930485903
Label
The world according to Star Wars, Cass R. Sunstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction: Learning from Star Wars -- I am your father : the heroic journey of George Lucas -- The movie no one liked : an expected flop becomes the defining work of our time -- Secrets of success : was Star Wars awesome, well-timed, or just very lucky? -- Thirteen ways of looking at Star Wars : of Christianity, Oedipus, politics, economics, and Darth Jar Jar -- Fathers and sons : you can be redeemed, especially if your kid really likes you -- Freedom of choice : it's not about destiny or prophecy -- Rebels : why empires fall, why resistance fighters (and terrorists) rise -- Constitutional episodes : free speech, sex equality, and same-sex marriage as episodes -- The Force and the monomyth : of magic, God, and humanity very favorite tale -- Our myth, ourselves : why Star Wars gets to us
Control code
ocn930485903
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 223 pages
Isbn
9780062484222
Lccn
2016003312
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)930485903

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