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Sword fighting in the Star Wars universe : historical origins, style and philosophy / Nick Jamilla.

Author / Creator Jamilla, Nick.
Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2008.
Description vii, 279 p. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Subject Star Wars films
Swordplay in motion pictures.
Swordplay in motion pictures.
Science fiction films.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7251808
ISBN 9780786434619 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786434619 (softcover : alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-264) and index.
Summary "This examination of the Jedi, the Sith and their lightsaber swordplay throughout the franchise evaluates the ways Lucas blended the world of science fiction with ancient and epic tales of samurai and Western swordsmen. Topics include the master-apprentice relationship; the technical choreography in lightsaber scenes of the Star Wars films; and historical precedents for the Jedi order"--Provided by publisher.

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