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Title Millennial mythmaking : essays on the power of science fiction and fantasy literature, films and games / edited by John Perlich and David Whitt

Publ Info Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PN1995.9.F36 M56 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PN1995.9.F36 M56 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 202 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Sorting heroic choices: green and red in the Harry Potter septology / Kirstin Cronn-Mills and Jessica Samens -- The complexity of evil in modern mythology: the evolution of the wicked witch of the West / Jason Edwards and Brian Klosa -- Polysemous myth: incongruity in Planet of the apes / Richard Besel and Reneé Smith Besel -- The hero with the thousand-and-first face: Miyazaki's girl quester in Spirited away and Campbell's Monomyth / Dee Geortz -- The odyssey of Madame Souza: a heroine's quest in The triplets of Belleville / David Whitt -- Rethinking the monomyth: Pan's labyrinth and the face of a new hero(ine) / John Perlich -- Actors and their mythic heroes: from the doctor to Captain Kirk / Djoymi Baker -- Running free in Angelina Jolie's virtual body: the myth of the new frontier and gender liberaton in Second life / Ellen Gorsevski -- So where do I go from here? Ghost in the shell and imagining cyborg mythology for the new millennium / Jay Scott Chipman
Note "These nine essays from a variety of disciplines expand upon the writings of Joseph Campbell. Modern examples of myths from various sources such as Planet of the Apes, Wicked, Pan's Labyrinth,and Spirited Away; the Harry Potter series; and Second Life are analyzed as creative mythology and a representation of contemporary culture and emerging technology"--Provided by publisher
LC subject Myth in motion pictures
Myth in literature
Fantasy films -- History and criticism
Science fiction films -- History and criticism
Fantasy fiction -- History and criticism
Science fiction -- History and criticism
Add Author Perlich, John R
Whitt, David
ISBN 9780786445622 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786445629 (softcover : alk. paper)