Star Wars and The Hero With a Thousand Faces

“It’s no secret that Star Wars director George Lucas was profoundly influenced by comparative mythologist and literature professor Joseph Campbell and his seminal work The Hero With A Thousand Faces (1949). In case you don’t know what that book contains, here’s a very brief summary of his argument…”

To read the summary of Campbell’s argument and more about writer, Hannah Searson’s take on why Joseph Campbell’s influence on Star Wars matters, click here.

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From 25 Years Later on December 26, 2019