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  • 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...

  • We Go Pogoby Kerry D. Soper

    University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 25.00

    Walt Kelly (1913-1973) is one of the most respected and innovative American cartoonists of the twentieth century. His long-running Pogo newspaper strip has been cited by modern comics artists and scholars as one of the best ever. Cartoonists Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes), Jeff Smith (Bone), and Frank Cho (Liberty Meadows) have all cited Kelly... more...

  • Linguistics and the Study of Comicsby Frank Bramlett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Do Irish superheroes actually sound Irish? Why are Gary Larson's Far Side cartoons funny? How do political cartoonists in India, Turkey, and the US get their point across? These questions and many more are answered in this new collection on linguistics and comics, which explores language and how the verbal and the visual interact. more...

  • Grundstrukturen mittelalterlicher Erzählungenby Uta Störmer-Caysa

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 490.00

    Working on the basis of modern narratological theories, this book introduces the reader to the poetics of epic texts from the Middle Ages and thus provides a foundation for the independent analysis of pre-modern narrative structures. The introduction takes as its starting point theories of time and space from Antiquity and the Middle Ages,... more...

  • The Meaning of Superhero Comic Booksby Terrence R. Wandtke

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    For decades, scholars have been making the connection between the design of the superhero story and the mythology of the ancient folktale. Moving beyond simple comparisons and common explanations, this volume details how the workings of the superhero comics industry and the conventions of the medium have developed a culture like that of traditional... more...

  • Smart Pop Preview 2012by Ace Atkins; Linda Antonsson; Elio M Garcia; V. Arrow; Claudia Christian

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2012; US$ 0.00

    Get a sneak peak at Smart Pop's 2012 titles with this preview volume of standalone essays. Volume includes: “Songs Spenser Taught Me? – Ace Atkins From In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero , edited by Otto Penzler “The Palace of Love, The Palace of Sorrow? – Linda Antonsson and Elio... more...

  • Aufsätze schreibenby Friedel Schardt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 10.42

    Ein Querschnitt aller wichtigen Aufsatzarten der Sekundarstufe I mit allen Informationen, die man zum Schreiben braucht ? anschaulich und gut nachvollziehbar.Aufsätze schreiben ? eine Einladung, eine Mahnung oder z.B. einen Bericht. Was ist da wichtig? Worauf müssen Schülerinnen und Schüler beim Schreiben achten? Wie hat der Aufsatz auszusehen? Welche... more...

  • Performing Medieval Narrativeby Evelyn Birge Vitz; Nancy Freeman Regalado; Marilyn Lawrence

    Boydell & Brewer 2005; US$ 90.00

    Broad and wide-ranging survey of and investigation into the important question of whether medieval narrative was designed for performance. more...

  • Critical Approaches to Comicsby Matthew J. Smith; Randy Duncan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    Critical Approaches to Comics offers students a deeper understanding of the artistic and cultural significance of comic books and graphic novels by introducing key theories and critical methods for analyzing comics. Each chapter explains and then demonstrates a critical method or approach, which students can then apply to interrogate and critique... more...

  • Reading the Worldby Mary Franklin-Brown

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    The thirteenth century saw such a proliferation of new encyclopedic texts that more than one scholar has called it the ?century of the encyclopedias.? Variously referred to as a speculum , thesaurus , or imago mundi ?the term encyclopedia was not commonly applied to such books until the eighteenth century?these texts were organized in such a... more...