James F. Broderick
Publisher: McFarland & Company (April 4, 2006)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 5.5 MB
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How is the android facts like Shakespeare’s personality Hamlet? Is the vengeful Khan (original sequence episode “Space Seed” and the movie famous person Trek II: The Wrath of Khan) an echo of Captain Ahab in Moby Dick? The hyperlinks among big name Trek and literature are big: subject matters and characters that mirror these in vintage literature; characters that quote literature of their conversation; and an incredible physique of nonfiction books, novels, articles that experience grown from the saga. ultimately, like literature, megastar Trek seeks to assist within the human activity of figuring out the realm and its position within the universe. This e-book explores all of these connections. the subsequent Generation’s Captain Picard usually fees Shakespeare. Captain Janeway from Voyager reenacts literature in holodeck novels. Jake Sisko, son of Deep house Nine’s Commander Benjamin Sisko, turns into an award-winning author. starting with Captain James T. Kirk’s first visual appeal within the unique sequence, then carrying on with via 4 next sequence and ten videos, this e-book attracts parallels among megastar Trek tales and literary classics comparable to Hamlet, Paradise misplaced, Ulysses, Dracula, and the recent testomony, and works through the likes of Booker T. Washington, Edgar Allan Poe and William Shakespeare. Appendices checklist the literary works mentioned and the episodes and films pointed out, each one giving the chapters the place references are available.