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- NBM Publishing 2004; US$ 6.99
Folktales are the bones of society. Through them the lessons of love, courage and maturity are told from an elderly generation to its children. What was once a strong tradition in asian culture is fast disappearing. ?Songs of Our Ancestors? is an exploration of these folktales and their cultures. This second volume adapts three Chinese tales themed... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 44.17
Thanks to the recent »return to religion«, the holy has become a relevant issue in public debate, as is suggested by concepts such as »re-sacralization« and »re-enchantment«. Holy war and religiously motivated terrorist attacks, the fascination in popular culture for subjects such as the Holy Grail (as in Dan Brown?s Da Vinci Code), new spiritual longings... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 95.00
Redrawing The Nation: Latin American Comics and The Graphic Construction of Cultural identities is a collective effort to map out some of the complexities structuring the field of comics production, and its history and analysis in Latin/o America. more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2011; Not Available
Simon Tofield's animations have taken YouTube by storm. This book based on the popular animated series. SIMON'S CAT depicts and exaggerates the hilarious relationship between a man and his cat. The daily escapades of this adorable pet, which always involve demanding more food, and his exasperated but doting owner come to life through Tofield's charming... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00
While numerous classical dictionaries identify the figures and tales of Greek and Roman mythology, this reference book explains the allegorical significance attached to the myths by Medieval and Renaissance authors. Included are several hundred alphabetically arranged entries for the gods, goddesses, heroes, heroines, and places of classical myth and... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 8.74
Fully Revised and Updated. The Hardback Bestseller in Paperback at last. Includes full details of Crissy's time in I'm a Celebrity? Get Me Out of Here. Best known for her role in cult comedy TV hit, Benidorm and for playing Maggie Conlon in Ladybird Ladybird, Crissy Rock is a hugely popular actress and comedienne. But Crissy?s path to success was... more...
- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 85.00
The book introduces the reader to the stories about King Arthur and his knights and the lovers Tristan and Isolt that flourished in the Scandinavian countriesin Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Swedenin the Middle Ages and in early modern times. The versions of the Arthurian legend that were popular in the North were translations of mostly... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 55.00
Comics and the U.S. South offers a wide-ranging and long overdue assessment of how life and culture in the United States South is represented in serial comics, graphic novels, newspaper comic strips, and webcomics. Diverting the lens of comics studies from the skyscrapers of Superman's Metropolis or Chris Ware's Chicago to the swamps, back roads, small... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 243.95
This Companion offers a chronological sweep of the canon of Arthurian literature - from its earliest beginnings to the contemporary manifestations of Arthur found in film and electronic media. Part of the popular series, Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture, this expansive volume enables a fundamental understanding of Arthurian literature... more...