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I find your lack of faith disturbing : Star Wars and the triumph of geek culture / A.D. Jameson.

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  • 7 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 9 total copies.

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Benton Co PL - Fowler 791.43 JAM (Text) 34044000947588 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 791.43 (Text) 78321000027583 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 791.4375 JAM (Text) 36626103946331 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 791.4375 JAM (Text) 78551000539087 Non-Fiction On holds shelf -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 791.4375 Jameson (Text) 31208912581867 non-fiction Checked out 12/28/2018
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 791.4375 JAM (Text) 30032010728688 NEW ADULT Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 791.4375 JAM (Text) 31951004299589 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -
Winchester Comm. PL - Winchester 791.43 JAM (Text) 76682000146982 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 791.4375 JAMESON (Text) 33946003335952 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374537364
  • ISBN: 0374537364
  • Physical Description: 288 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-272) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. 1. Story so far -- "Oh, I'm back out in space again": the realism of Star Wars -- Children of Spielberg and Lucas -- Geek goes mainstream -- pt. 2. What every geek wants -- Do you bleed? -- Historical documents -- Great geek game -- Geeking out -- pt. 3. To be continued ... -- I've got a bad feeling about this: the importance of being geeky -- Why so serious? -- Back out in space again: the beauty of Star Wars.
Summary, etc.:
"A.D. Jameson takes geeks and non-geeks alike on a surprising and insightful journey through the science fiction, fantasy, and superhero franchises that now dominate pop culture. Walking us through the rise of geekdom from its underground origins to the top of the box office and the bestseller lists, Jameson takes in franchises such as The Lord of the Rings, Guardians of the Galaxy, Harry Potter, Star Trek, and in particular, Star Wars--as well as phenomena like fan fiction, cosplay, and Youtube parodies. Along the way, he blasts through the clichés surrounding geek culture: that its fans are mindless consumers who will embrace all things Spider-Man or Batman, regardless of quality; or that the popularity and financial success of Star Wars led to the death of ambitious filmmaking. A lifelong geek, Jameson shines a new light on beloved classics, explaining the enormous love (and hate) they are capable of inspiring, while exploding misconceptions about how and why they were made. I Find Your lack of Faith Disturbing tells the story of how the geeks have inherited the earth."--Page [2] of cover.
Subject: Star Wars films > History and criticism.
Fans (Persons)
LITERARY CRITICISM / Comics & Graphic Novels.
PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Genres / Science Fiction & Fantasy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture.
Geeks (Computer enthusiasts) > History.
Star wars > Miscellanea.
Science fiction fans.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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