Graphic Novels A Guide To Comic Books Manga And More 2nd Edition

Autore: Michael Pawuk
Editore: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440851360
Grandezza: 37,42 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 4890

Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections

The Rise Of Real Life Superheroes

Autore: Peter Nowak
Editore: Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 1771622512
Grandezza: 15,45 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 8487

Meanwhile, back in the darkened alleys of a city near you... trouble is brewing. A fight breaks out. A mugger shakes down an innocent tourist. Inequality is on the rise. Enter our heroes. Dark Guardian chases off an angry drug dealer in Manhattan. Mr. Xtreme charges in and breaks up a San Diego bar brawl. T.O. Ronin hugs a homeless man on the snowy streets of Toronto. These aren’t the big-screen or comic-book heroes that have been increasingly dominating pop culture. They’re real-life superheroes: individuals who take on masked personae to fight crime and help the helpless. They don’t have superpowers, but they do try to make the world a better place. Lifelong comic-book fan and veteran journalist Peter Nowak goes to the source of this phenomenon, meeting with real-life superheroes in North America and around the world to get their stories and investigate what the movement means for the future of society. To some people, real-life superheroes may seem like quirky outliers or dangerous vigilantes but, as Nowak shows, they are also archetypes whose job is to remind us of the better part of human nature.

The History Of American Literature On Film

Autore: Thomas Leitch
Editore: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1628923725
Grandezza: 68,57 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 4047

From William Dickson's Rip Van Winkle films (1896) to Baz Luhrmann's big-budget production of The Great Gatsby (2013) and beyond, cinematic adaptations of American literature participate in a rich and fascinating history. Unlike previous studies of American literature and film, which emphasize particular authors like Edith Wharton and Nathaniel Hawthorne, particular texts like Moby-Dick, particular literary periods like the American Renaissance, or particular genres like the novel, this volume considers the multiple functions of filmed American literature as a cinematic genre in its own right-one that reflects the specific political and aesthetic priorities of different national and historical cinemas even as it plays a decisive role in defining American literature for a global audience.

Yin And Yang In The English Classroom

Autore: Sandra Eckard
Editore: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475806906
Grandezza: 36,48 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 3253

Yin and Yang in the English Classroom: Teaching With Popular Culture Texts is designed to provide college professors and high school teachers with both halves they need to tackle the job of teaching students literature and writing skills: theoretical foundations of, and practical applications for, the modern classroom.

Film Review

Grandezza: 11,98 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 8818