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  • Studying Comics and Graphic Novelsby Karin Kukkonen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 32.95

    This introduction to studying comics and graphic novels is a structured guide to a popular topic. It deploys new cognitive methods of textual analysis and features activities and exercises throughout. Deploys novel cognitive approaches to analyze the importance of psychological and physical aspects of reader experience Carefully structured to... more...

  • Chef Tellby Ronald Joseph Kule; Regis Philbin; Walter Staib

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 27.95

    Before the heyday of the Food Network, there was Chef Tell?nickname of Friedemann Paul Erhardt, America?s first TV showman chef. Big on personality and flavor, Chef Tell was once called by Philadelphia magazine the ?affably roguish Bad Boy of the Philadelphia restaurant world.? Chef Tell explores how a young German American chef became America?s... more...

  • Anatomie des Comicsby Stephan Packard

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 27.66

    Hauptbeschreibung Was sind Comics? Wie funktionieren sie und wie lassen sich die Unterschiede zwischen verschiedenen Typen von Comics beschreiben? Wieso akzeptieren wir das menschliche Agieren von Enten und Mäusen im Comic, ohne den Text für eine Fabel zu halten? Lassen sich Comics eindeutig gegen Höhlenmalereien und illuminierte Handschriften, gegen... more...

  • Contemporary Comics Storytellingby Karin Kukkonen

    UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 55.00

    What if fairy-tale characters lived in New York City? What if a superhero knew he was a fictional character? What if you could dispense your own justice with one hundred untraceable bullets? These are the questions asked and answered in the course of the challenging storytelling in Fables , Tom Strong , and 100 Bullets , the three twenty-first-century... more...

  • Meisterschaft im Prozessby Franziska Wenzel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    Die Wertschätzung des mittelalterlichen Textes an seinem historischen Ort, den Handschriften, steigt beständig. Der Ton als textuelle Form eigenen Rechts avanciert mit diesem Buch das erste Mal zum analytischen Gegenstand, und zwar auf der Basis eines Textabdrucks des Langen Tons aller vier Hauptüberlieferungszeugen. Da die Sortierung... more...

  • Hybridität und Spielby Martin Baisch; Jutta Eming

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    For the first time, this volume combines international and interdisciplinary approaches and research questions on the romance novel and adventure novel, thus furnishing insights into the history of the two genres. In addition to ?hybridity?, a relatively recent term used to describe the mélange of different genres and narratives, the concept... more...

  • Soll das ein Witz sein?by Hellmuth Karasek

    Bastei Entertainment 2011; US$ 8.51

    Seit seiner Jugend sammelt Hellmuth Karasek, Journalist und Schriftsteller, Witze in allen Varianten. Diktatorenwitze, jüdische Witze, Arztwitze, Irrenwitze, Männerwitze, Frauenwitze, Elefantenwitze - kein Lebensbereich, der nicht als Witz taugt. Viele davon gibt er in seinem Buch preis. Natürlich interessiert er sich dabei auch für den geistigen... more...

  • Museum Vaults: Excerpts from the Journal of an Expertby Marc-Antoine Mathieu

    NBM Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99

    The next volume in the striking collection in co-publication with the Louvre museum. An art assessor must evaluate the vast collections of the Louvre in an alternate Kafkaesque world where all is warehoused in an endless ever deepening succession of basement levels. Mathieu, an artist who marries Escher with Kafka, brings stinging irony to the pompousness... more...

  • Ed vs. Yummy Furby Brian Evenson; Tom Kaczynski

    Uncivilized Books 2014; US$ 8.99

    A smart and passionate exegesis of Chester Brown's seminal comic book, Yummy Fur . more...