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- The Edwin Mellen Press 1992; US$ 179.95
The powerful works contained in this study form an epic all their own - a literary triumph whose roots lie in the anxieties and aspirations of the societies which gave them birth. Included for study: Celtic fairy tales and nursery rhymes; Irish bardic literature; the Britano-Welsh material (the Mabinogion); the Germanic epic; Latin Christian verse;... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 18.99
Superhero fans are everywhere, from the teeming halls of Comic Con to suburban movie theaters, from young children captivated by their first comic books to the die-hard collectors of vintage memorabilia. Why are so many people fascinated by superheroes? In this thoughtful, engaging, and at times eye-opening volume, Robin Rosenberg--a writer and well-known... more...
- 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 build... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
Die Inszenierung feudaladeliger Herrschaft wird in heldenepischen Texten des 12. und 13. Jahrhunderts von Farb- und Glanzimaginationen getragen. Dabei lassen sich Farben und Glanz auf ästhetischer wie poetologischer Ebene als Codes herrschaftsrelevanter Diskurse und Semantiken verstehen. Die Chromatik der Werke ist ein entscheidender Indikator dafür,... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2014; US$ 13.11
A fascinating written exploration of the superhero phenomenon, from its beginnings in the depths of Great Depression to the blockbuster movies of today. For over 90 years, superheroes have been interrogated, deconstructed, and reinvented. In this wide-ranging study, Robb looks at the diverse characters, their creators, and the ways in which... more...