Star Wars after Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy

Star Wars after Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy

Dan Golding / Jun 26, 2019

Star Wars after Lucas A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy Politics craft and cultural nostalgia in the remaking of Star Wars for a new ageA long time ago in a galaxy far far away way back in the twenty first century s first decade Star Wars

  • Title: Star Wars after Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy
  • Author: Dan Golding
  • ISBN: 1517905427
  • Page: 148
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Politics, craft, and cultural nostalgia in the remaking of Star Wars for a new ageA long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away way back in the twenty first century s first decade Star Wars seemed finished Then in 2012 George Lucas shocked the entertainment world by selling the franchise, along with Lucasfilm, to Disney This is the story of how, over the next five years, Politics, craft, and cultural nostalgia in the remaking of Star Wars for a new ageA long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away way back in the twenty first century s first decade Star Wars seemed finished Then in 2012 George Lucas shocked the entertainment world by selling the franchise, along with Lucasfilm, to Disney This is the story of how, over the next five years, Star Wars went from near certain extinction to what Wired magazine would call the forever franchise, with films in the works than its first four decades had produced.Focusing on The Force Awakens 2015 , Rogue One 2016 , The Last Jedi 2017 , and the television series Rebels 2014 18 , Dan Golding explores the significance of pop culture nostalgia in overcoming the skepticism, if not downright hostility, that greeted the Star Wars relaunch At the same time he shows how Disney, even as it tapped a backward looking obsession, was nonetheless creating genuinely new and contemporary entries in the Star Wars universe.A host of cultural factors and forces propelled the Disney engineered Star Wars renaissance, and all figure in Golding s deeply informed analysis from John Williams s music in The Force Awakens to Peter Cushing s CGI face in Rogue One, to Carrie Fisher s passing, to the rapidly changing audience demographic Star Wars after Lucas delves into the various responses and political uses of the new Star Wars in a wider context, as in reaction videos on YouTube and hate filled, misogynistic online rants In its granular textual readings, broad cultural scope, and insights into the complexities of the multimedia galaxy, this book is as entertaining as it is enlightening, an apt reflection of the enduring power of the Star Wars franchise Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 256 pages Expected publication March 19th 2019 by Univ Of Minnesota Press More Details ISBN 1517905427 ISBN13 9781517905422 Other Editions None found All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book Star Wars after Lucas A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy by Dan Golding Author Release date Apr 01, 2019 A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away way back in the twenty first century s first decade Star Wars seemed finished Then in 2012 George Lucas sh A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away way back in the twenty first century s first decade Star Wars seemed finished Then in 2012 George Lucas shocked the entertainment world by selling the franchise, along with Lucasfilm, to Disney This is the story of how, over the next five years, Star Wars went from near certain extinction to what Wired magazine would call the forever franchise, with films in the works than its first four decades had produced Focusing on The Force Awakens 2015 , Rogue One 2016 , The Last Jedi 2017 , and the television series Rebels 2014 18 , Dan Golding explores the significance of pop culture nostalgia in overcoming the skepticism, if not downright hostility, that greeted the Star Wars relaunch At the same time he shows how Disney, even as it tapped a backward looking obsession, was nonetheless creating genuinely new and contemporary entries in the Star Wars universe Star Wars is almost too big a subject for any one mind to grasp, but Dan Golding s look at how the franchise maintains its nostalgic glow in the Disney era stays on target, excavating the unique combination of art and commerce that holds Star Wars together Adam Rogers, deputy editor of Wired and author of Proof The Science of Booze Enter Giveaway Format Print book

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    1. A thoughtful, well informed and nicely rounded reflection on the first few years of the Star Wars franchise in the Disney era, combining critical accounts of the new films with discussions of media industries, fandom, and questions of franchising and legacy filmmaking The author s passion and excitement are infectious, and the book strikes a great balance between critique and celebration.



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