Tagged: Star Wars

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...

Creating the Star Wars Mythos

In this piece, Indie Film Hustle elaborates more on the influence Campbell played in the creation of the Star Wars mythos. If not for Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, the world would likely have missed...

New Hope For New Stories

Alexandra Petri, a Star Wars enthusiast and blogger for The Washington Post, wonders if the new franchise stories will only be modern adaptations of previous films, or stories in their own right. It is...

Behavioral Psychology In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

In this article from The Washington Post, Carlos Lozada extends his thoughts on Cass R. Sustain new book, “The World According to Star Wars”. Former White House Office administrator of the Information and Regulatory Affairs, Cass R. Sustain,...

Following the Myth

Tim Suttle writes an article on Patheos dedicated to all who anxiously await the arrival of the new Star Wars movie. Doubts and fears about where director J.J. Abrams will take the saga can be a...

Science Fiction and the Mono-Myth

Salon‘s highly analytical article by John Higgs explores the changes that the Star Wars saga and the Mono-myth story structure had in Hollywood and in Storytelling. In today’s film world, Science Fiction is considered...

Two Heroes Meet

In this 2 part article by Lucas Seastrom for Starwars.com, we learn how George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars Saga, met his own personal hero, Joseph Campbell. When looking outwards, to a galaxy...