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The Resource Star Wars on trial : science fiction and fantasy writers debate the most popular science fiction films of all time, for the prosecution, David Brin ; for the defense, Matthew Woodring Stover

Star Wars on trial : science fiction and fantasy writers debate the most popular science fiction films of all time, for the prosecution, David Brin ; for the defense, Matthew Woodring Stover

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Star Wars on trial : science fiction and fantasy writers debate the most popular science fiction films of all time
Title
Star Wars on trial
Title remainder
science fiction and fantasy writers debate the most popular science fiction films of all time
Statement of responsibility
for the prosecution, David Brin ; for the defense, Matthew Woodring Stover
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Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Brin, David
  • Stover, Matthew Woodring
Series statement
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  • Star Wars films
  • Star Wars films
Target audience
adult
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Star Wars on trial : science fiction and fantasy writers debate the most popular science fiction films of all time, for the prosecution, David Brin ; for the defense, Matthew Woodring Stover
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Contents
Opening statements-- for the prosecution, David Brin ; for the defense, Matthew Woodring Stover -- Charge #1. The politics of Star Wars are anti-democratic and elitist -- For the defense : Keith R.A. DeCandido -- Charge #2. While claiming mythic significance, Star Wars portrays no admirable religious or ethical beliefs -- For the prosecution : John C. Wright -- For the defense : Scott Lynch -- Charge #3. Star Wars novels are poor substitutes for real science fiction and are driving real SF off the shelves -- For the prosecution : Lou Anders -- For the defense : Laura Resnick -- For the defense : Karen Traviss -- For the defense : Kristine Kathryn Rusch -- Charge #4. Science fiction filmmaking has been reduced by Star Wars to poorly written special effects extravaganzas -- For the prosecution : John G. Hemry -- For the defense : Bruce Bethke -- Charge #5. Star Wars has dumbed down the perception of science fiction in the popular imagination -- For the prosecution : Tanya Huff -- For the defense : Richard Garfinkle -- Charge #6. Star Wars pretends to be science fiction, but is really fantasy -- For the prosecution : Ken Wharton -- For the defense : Robert A. Metzger -- For the prosecution : Bruce Bethke -- For the defense : Adam Roberts -- Charge #7. Women in Star Wars are portrayed as fundamentally weak -- For the prosecution : Jeanne Cavelos -- For the defense : Bill Spangler -- Charge #8. The plot holes and logical gaps in Star Wars make it ill-suited for an intelligent viewer -- For the prosecution : Nick Mamatas -- For the defense : Don DeBrandt -- Closing statements -- For the prosecution : David Brin -- For the defense : Matthew Woodring Stover -- The verdict
Control code
ocn913337795
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
The Force Awakens edition.
Extent
xxi, 386 pages
Isbn
9781942952046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
791.4375 ST2822 ; XX-N ; [Z15BP012, #88, 4@14.95, ES/cd]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 913337795
  • (OCoLC)913337795
Label
Star Wars on trial : science fiction and fantasy writers debate the most popular science fiction films of all time, for the prosecution, David Brin ; for the defense, Matthew Woodring Stover
Publication
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volume
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  • nc
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Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Opening statements-- for the prosecution, David Brin ; for the defense, Matthew Woodring Stover -- Charge #1. The politics of Star Wars are anti-democratic and elitist -- For the defense : Keith R.A. DeCandido -- Charge #2. While claiming mythic significance, Star Wars portrays no admirable religious or ethical beliefs -- For the prosecution : John C. Wright -- For the defense : Scott Lynch -- Charge #3. Star Wars novels are poor substitutes for real science fiction and are driving real SF off the shelves -- For the prosecution : Lou Anders -- For the defense : Laura Resnick -- For the defense : Karen Traviss -- For the defense : Kristine Kathryn Rusch -- Charge #4. Science fiction filmmaking has been reduced by Star Wars to poorly written special effects extravaganzas -- For the prosecution : John G. Hemry -- For the defense : Bruce Bethke -- Charge #5. Star Wars has dumbed down the perception of science fiction in the popular imagination -- For the prosecution : Tanya Huff -- For the defense : Richard Garfinkle -- Charge #6. Star Wars pretends to be science fiction, but is really fantasy -- For the prosecution : Ken Wharton -- For the defense : Robert A. Metzger -- For the prosecution : Bruce Bethke -- For the defense : Adam Roberts -- Charge #7. Women in Star Wars are portrayed as fundamentally weak -- For the prosecution : Jeanne Cavelos -- For the defense : Bill Spangler -- Charge #8. The plot holes and logical gaps in Star Wars make it ill-suited for an intelligent viewer -- For the prosecution : Nick Mamatas -- For the defense : Don DeBrandt -- Closing statements -- For the prosecution : David Brin -- For the defense : Matthew Woodring Stover -- The verdict
Control code
ocn913337795
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
The Force Awakens edition.
Extent
xxi, 386 pages
Isbn
9781942952046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
791.4375 ST2822 ; XX-N ; [Z15BP012, #88, 4@14.95, ES/cd]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 913337795
  • (OCoLC)913337795

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