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The Typewriter Strikes Back: An analysis of Brian Kim Stefans “Star Wars, One Letter at a Time” by Jake Black

Brian Kim Stefans’ “Star Wars, One Letter at a Time” is a daunting piece of Electronic Literature, a flash program which retypes the entirety of the original screenplay for “A New Hope” letter by letter. Every single letter of every single famous line of dialogue, every character introduction, every Vader breath and lightsaber activation. Accompanying every flash of letters (and…

Darths and Deconstruction

Once upon a time someone sat down and wrote Star Wars. Think about that. That is a thing that happened. Admittedly, you could think about how someone had to write Hamlet. Or War and Peace. Or any other of piece of literature that is ground into the collective academic consciousness as being a Big Deal. But this is Star Wars.…