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Ancient Epic Fights Back: George Lucas as rhapsode – 29th May 2014

May 6, 2014
Poster with images of a rhapsode (red-figure bottom left), a Homeric duel (black-figure, top left), a duel from Star Wars (top right) and George Lucas with characters from his works (bottom right)

My poster for Bev’s talk: the rhapsode appears bootom left

13:15-13:45 Thursday 29th May 2014, Leeds City Museum

Bev Scott examines George Lucas’ epic story-telling techniques and relates them to those of the singers of ancient epic poetry. This exploration of the roots of story-telling on a grand scale and their application in a modern context will illuminate our unconscious expectations about how stories are told and what makes a sci-fi film into an epic.

The precise room will be confirmed on the day, look out for the posters or ask at the front door.

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