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Power of Myth & Symbolism: The Underworld

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) to dig into the Power of Myth and Symbolism in Star Wars.

What is the Underworld Symbolically in Star Wars? Why is it the most important Mythical Motif?

Books and References-

Hero with a Thousand Faces – Joseph Campbell

Power of Myth With Bill Moyers

Star Wars: Magic of Myth – Mary Hendersen

Women who run with the wolves – Clarissa Pikola Estes

interviews from George Lucas – Star Wars Insider 43, Part II, interview on TPM, 04(05)/99

Audio soundbite, Star Wars: Behind The Magic CD ROM, 1998

Language of the Night – Why are Americans Afraid of Dragons – Ursula K. LeGuin https://w3.ric.edu/faculty/rpotter/temp/waaaod.pdf

Land Acknowledgement: This podcast associated with oral traditions is produced in Calgary Alberta Canada and in the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.

Our Acknowledgements: The Intro and Exit music is the What the Force Theme, Orchestral Music by Christy Carew with full permission for use by Christy Carew (http://www.christycarew.com). This podcast wouldn’t be possible without the What the Force? Team: Ty Black, Hammie, Bea Caicoya, Nowreen Haque, Liam Rathgaber, Brad Noris, Matt Baldwin, BenRolo, Josh Johnson, Christy Carew, & Kyle Gould.


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