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  • Comic und Literatur: Konstellationenby Monika Schmitz-Emans

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    Die vielfältige Kontaktaufnahme des Comics mit der Literatur und der Literatur mit dem Comic ist in der literatur- und kulturwissenschaftlichen Forschung bislang kaum Thema gewesen. Die Beiträge des Bandes verdeutlichen das breite Spektrum an Aspekten, unter denen die Beziehung zwischen Comic und Literatur zu betrachten ist, an verschiedenen... more...

  • Rural Space in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Ageby Albrecht Classen; Christopher R. Clason

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    Older research on the premodern world limited its focus on the Church, the court, and, more recently, on urban space. The present volume invites readers to consider the meaning of rural space, both in light of ecocritical readings and social-historical approaches. While previous scholars examined the figure of the peasant in the premodern... more...

  • From Comic Strips to Graphic Novelsby Daniel Stein; Jan-Noël Thon

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    This essay collection examines the theory and history of graphic narrative – realized in various different formats, including comic strips, comic books, and graphic novels – as one of the most interesting and versatile forms of storytelling in contemporary media culture. The contributions assembled in this volume test the applicability... more...

  • Graphic Womenby Hillary L. Chute

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    Some of the most acclaimed books of the twenty-first century are autobiographical comics by women. Aline Kominsky-Crumb is a pioneer of the autobiographical form, showing women's everyday lives, especially through the lens of the body. Phoebe Gloeckner places teenage sexuality at the center of her work, while Lynda Barry uses collage and the empty... more...

  • Robin Hoodby Nick Rennison

    Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 7.99

    Robin Hood is England's greatest folk hero. Everyone knows the story of the outlaw who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor. Nick Rennison's highly entertaining book begins with the search for the historical Robin. Was there ever a real Robin Hood? Rennison looks at the candidates who have been proposed over the years, from petty thieves to Knights... more...

  • Heroes and Anti-Heroes in Medieval Romanceby Neil Cartlidge

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 99.00

    Investigations into the heroic - or not - behaviour of the protagonists of medieval romance. more...

  • Uncle John's Unstoppable Bathroom Readerby Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2012; US$ 16.99

    Uncle John's sweet 16th edition proves the Bathroom Readers' Institute is as unstoppable as ever! This ALL-NEW edition of the world's best-selling bathroom trivia series is overflowing with tons of great reading material. As always, the articles are divided by length for your convenience -- from quick hits, to medium-sized reads, to the extended sitting... more...

  • The Unauthorized X-Menby Len Wein; Leah Wilson

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2009; US$ 17.99

    Comic writers trace the X-Men series' evolution, challenge its metaphors, and draw from its truths about human nature and human society in this exploratory look at the still-timely and often-revamped classic. With chapters such as Magneto the Jew, The New Mutants and the Corruption of the Teenager, and The Sexuality of X-Men, the contributors... more...

  • Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde: The Selfish Giant/The Star Childby Oscar Wilde; P. Craig Russell

    NBM Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99

    One of comic art’s most respected and pioneering artists, well known for his opera adaptations and beautiful fantasy work, P. Craig Russell is in the process of adapting Oscar Wilde’s famous fairy tales in a series of landmark volumes. This volumes the Selfish Giant and Star Child. more...

  • Die wundersame Welt der Atomisby Peter Evers

    Wiley 2016; US$ 27.50 US$ 23.83

    Die "Atomis" sind die Hauptdarsteller in ca. 100 lustigen und satirischen Cartoons zur Physik. Nicht nur bei eingefleischten Physikern hat der humorvolle Umgang von Peter Evers mit Situationen und Begriffen aus der Physik in der regelm??igen Rubrik der "Physikalischen Bl?tter" ?ber nunmehr fast 10 Jahre eine breite Leserschaft gewonnen. more...