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- Allison & Busby 2014; US$ 10.19
Arriving on a summer weekend at any stretch of water without one's own craft behind the car or swaying proudly at its moorings is like attending a dance with a broken leg - not to mention the damage to one's social status. This is a humorous manual of instruction for sailors anywhere. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
Anime, hand-drawn or computer-animated Japanese cartoons, appears in television series, films, video, video games, and commercials, and represents most genres of fiction. This critical study explores anime's relationship with art from a twofold perspective. Drawing from categories as varied as romance, comedy, slice of life drama, science fiction,... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 18.51
Seit Anbeginn haben die deutsche Manga- und Animeszene und ihre Mitglieder (Fans) mit Vorurteilen zu kämpfen. Glaubt man diesen, so entstammt der typische Manga- und Animefan den sogenannten bildungsfernen Schichten und ist ungebildet. Er liest nur deshalb Manga oder sieht eigentlich nur für Kinder geeignete Anime, weil er entweder nicht in der Lage... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
With an output of more than 250,000 minutes annually, and with roughly 5,000 producers and production units around, the Chinese are leading the field of animated films. Although it is almost impossible to completely cover 90 years of filmmaking, this book provides a comprehensible introduction to the industry's infancy, its Golden Age (Shanghai... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00
Formed by a small group of university students in the early 1980s, Studio Gainax is now one of the most adventurous and widely esteemed anime companies on the scene. And it is fascinating for its unique approach to animation. Formal experimentation, genre-straddling, self-reflexivity, unpredictable plot twists, a gourmet palate for stylishness, proverbially... more...
- Harbour Publishing 2014; US$ 12.95
For over three decades editorial cartoonist and BC resident Adrian Raeside has trained his laser wit on a subject he knows wellthe foibles of life on Canada?s wet coast. From yoga devotees to redneck fishermen, political potheads to bloated bureaucrats, plus provincial pet peeves like leaky condos, ICBC premiums and smart meters, no stone is left... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 24.99
From the iconic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) to Tangled, the 2010 retelling of Rapunzel, Handsome Heroes and Vile Villains looks at the portrayal of male characters in Disney films from the perspective of masculinity studies and feminist film theory. This companion volume to Good Girls and Wicked Witches places these depictions within the... more...