Tagged: Star Wars

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Luke, a Modern Odysseus

Steve Persall writes for the Center for Story and Symbol about the Star Wars saga and Luke Skywalker, a mythical character that resonates with us all. Not long before the premiere of Star Wars Episode 1: The...

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A Mythical Saga

Colin Marshall writes for Open Culture about the Star Wars saga, its’ critics and the importance of the mythic journey. The article explain that though some may say that the films fall into cliches...

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Rituals and Influences

Josh Jones writes for Open Culture about Joseph Campbell and adult initiation rituals. Jones explains just how influential Campbell was in the creation of important pop culture elements, such as the world-wide phenomenon, the...

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Profile: George Lucas

PBS SoCal published a profile on George Lucas, writer and director of the Star Wars Saga. Amongst his many influences is the mythologist Joseph Campbell. His work, including the books The Hero of a...

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Campbell and Other Fun Facts About Star Wars

Holly Mosley writes for Contact Music about the Star Wars Saga and a few facts the fans may not know about the films! This list includes 10 exciting facts, one of which talks about the...

Luke Skywalker – The Changed Hero 0

Luke Skywalker – The Changed Hero

Grant Davis writes for Heroic Hollywood about Rian Johnson, director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Luke Skywalker’s character development. Davis argues that because Johnson directed one of the latest film in the Star Wars...

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Ron Howard and Solo’s Journey

Rick Bentley writes for The Star about Ron Howard’s new film, Solo: A Star Wars Story. Bentley gives voice to Howard to explain his process and how he approached such a challenging film, heavy...

Hero In A Box

When Joseph Campbell first envisioned the Hero’s Journey, it was as the result of wide and deep research on myths from all over the globe. Every steps and archetypes were packed with meaning and...

Trump’s Journey

As a producer of PBS’s The Power of Myth, Joan Konner experienced Joseph Campbell’s teachings from up close and many years later, his influence is still clear on her writing. In this inciting article, Konner, now...

A Forceful Influence

In this article for San Francisco Magazine, Andrew Nelson talks about how Joseph Campbell and his work have inspired many around the world, making him a hero, a guru and a… master Jedi? That’s how...