Carrie Fisher as Feminist Star and Feminist Author?

On 27 December 2016 Carrie Fisher passed away, having suffered from cardiac arrest on a flight from London to Los Angeles four days previously. Fisher remains practically synonymous with her role as Princess Leia Organa in Star Wars (1977, hereafter referred to as A New Hope to distinguish it from the franchise), its two sequels The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983), and two…

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Laura Venning

Laura Venning

Film writer, WFTV assistant, Jane Campion champion. @laura_venning on Twitter.