Star Wars Myth is…Well, a Myth

Saturday, April 27, 2002

George Lucas’ epic saga of light sabers, death stars and ewoks is the popularized restoration of a timeless arc of storytelling: the myth. Actually, Star Wars has less to do with Lucas’ intense interest in comparative mythology than in the science fiction he read growing up. So argues Salon.com writer Steven Hart, who talks with Brooke.
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