The Odyssey of Star Wars: An Epic Poem (Hardcover)

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Poet and scholar Jack Mitchell presents a thrilling retelling of the Star Wars saga in the style of classic epic poetry.
“I look not to myself but to the Force,
In which all things arise and fall away.”
Journey to a galaxy far, far away like never before—through lyrical verse and meter. Like the tales of Odysseus and Beowulf, the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Jyn Erso, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, and the Emperor are fraught with legendary battles, iconic heroes, fearsome warriors, sleek ships, and dangerous monsters. Beginning with Rogue One’s rebel heist on Scarif to secure the plans to the Death Star and continuing through the climax of Return of the Jedi, author Jack Mitchell uses the ancient literary form of epic poetry to put a new spin on the Star Wars saga.
Punctuated with stunning illustrations inspired by the terra-cotta art of Greek antiquity, The Odyssey of Star Wars: An Epic Poem presents the greatest myth of the twentieth century as it would have been told nearly 3,000 years ago.

About the Author

Jack Mitchell is a Stanford-educated poet and scholar who has taught at Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and is currently associate professor of Classics at Dalhousie University. He is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he lives with his wife and two kids—both big Star Wars fans.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781419756283
ISBN-10: 1419756281
Publisher: Abrams Image
Publication Date: September 28th, 2021
Pages: 224
Language: English