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Star Trek as Myth

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Description

In the past, the examination of myth has traditionally been the study of the ""Primitive"" or the ""Other."" More recently, however, myth has been increasingly employed in movies and in television productions. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Star Trek television and movie franchise. This collection of essays on Star Trek brings together perspectives from scholars in fields including film, anthropology, history, American studies and biblical scholarship, and examines the symbolism, religious implications, heroic and gender archetypes, and lasting effects of the Star Trek ""mythscape.

Author Biography

Matthew Wilhelm Kapell worked in the Media and War & Society programs at Swansea University, United Kingdom. He lives in Roseville, California.
Release date Australia
April 15th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
McFarland & Co Inc
Pages
239
Dimensions
153x229x18
ISBN-13
9780786447244
Product ID
3971425

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