Star Wars in the Public Square : The Clone Wars as Political Dialogue
by Derek R. Sweet and Donald E. Palumbo and C. W. Sullivan, III


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Speculative science fiction, with its underlying socio-political dialogue, represents an important intersection of popular culture and public discourse. As a pop culture text, the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars offers critical commentary on contemporary issues, marking a moment of interplay whereby author and audience come together in what Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin called collaborative meaning making.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Speculative science fiction, with its underlying socio-political dialogue, represents an important intersection of popular culture and public discourse. As a pop culture text, the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars offers critical commentary on contemporary issues, marking a moment of interplay whereby author and audience come together in what Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin called collaborative meaning making. This book critically examines the series as a voice in the political dialogues concerning human cloning, torture, just war theory, peace and drone warfare.


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  • ISBN: 9781476623474
  • Publisher: McFarland
  • Imprint: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers
  • Date: Dec 2015
 
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