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Feminism and the Western in Film and Television
Feminism and the Western in Film and Television
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ean: 9783319770000, isbn: 3319770004,

This book works to complicate and push against common arguments that the Western from its inception is an anti-feminist genre. By focusing on representations of women professionals in Westerns, it shows that women in cinematic and televisual Westerns...


The Legend of Korra (Issues) (6 Book Series)
The Legend of Korra (Issues) (6 Book Series)
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This edition gives you an in-depth look at the creative team behind the vibrant and richly detailed world of Korra. Discover never-before-seen artwork created during development of Book Two: Spirits. With detailed commentary throughout, this is an in...


Star Trek: The Human Frontier
Star Trek: The Human Frontier
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ean: 9781138699595, isbn: 1138699594,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
In a world shrunk by modern transport and communication, Star Trek has maintained the values of western maritime exploration through the discovery of ‘strange new worlds’ in space. Throughout its fifty-year history, the ‘starry sea’ has provi...


2018 Golden Girls Wall Calendar (Day Dream)
2018 Golden Girls Wall Calendar (Day Dream)
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mpn: 1682099806, ean: 9781682099803, isbn: 1682099806,

The pop-culture phenomenon of the Golden Girls has lived on in the hearts of many for over 30 years. Celebrate the antics of Rose, Sophia, Blanche and Dorothy as they live out their golden years in hilarious fashion.Colorful characters, hilarious sit...


Screening Stephen King: Adaptation and the Horror Genre in Film and Television
Screening Stephen King: Adaptation and the Horror Genre in Film and Television
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ean: 9781477314913, isbn: 1477314911,

Since the 1970s, the name Stephen King has been synonymous with horror. His vast number of books has spawned a similar number of feature films and TV shows, and together they offer a rich opportunity to consider how one writer’s work has been adapt...


The Fifty-Year Mission: The Next 25 Years: From the Next Generation to J. J. Abrams: The Complete, Uncensored, and Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek
The Fifty-Year Mission: The Next 25 Years: From the Next Generation to J. J. Abrams: The Complete, Uncensored, and Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek
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This is the true story behind the making of a television legend.  There have been many books written about Star Trek but never with the unprecedented access, insight, and candor of authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross. Having covered the franchi...


The Universe is Indifferent: Theology, Philosophy, and Mad Men
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ean: 9780718895181, isbn: 0718895185,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Centred on the lives of the employees at a Manhattan advertising firm, the television series Mad Men touches on the advertising world’s unique interests in consumerist culture, materialistic desire, and the role of deception in Western capitalism. ...


The Comedy Studies Reader
The Comedy Studies Reader
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ean: 9781477315996, isbn: 1477315993,

From classical Hollywood film comedies to sitcoms, recent political satire, and the developing world of online comedy culture, comedy has been a mainstay of the American media landscape for decades. Recognizing that scholars and students need an auth...


Australian Screen in the 2000s
Australian Screen in the 2000s
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ean: 9783319482989, isbn: 331948298X,

This book provides coverage of the diversity of Australian film and television production between 2000 and 2015. In this period, Australian film and television have been transformed by new international engagements, the emergence of major new talents...


Doctor Who: A British Alien?
Doctor Who: A British Alien?
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mpn: FLORAL TROUSERS PANTS, ean: 9783319658339, isbn: 3319658336,

This book argues that Doctor Who, the world’s longest-running science fiction series often considered to be about distant planets and monsters, is in reality just as much about Britain and Britishness. Danny Nicol explores how the show, through s...


The Legend of Korra (Issues) (4 Book Series)
The Legend of Korra (Issues) (4 Book Series)
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From Book 1: Return to the world of Avatar! This handsome hardcover contains hundreds of pieces of never-before-seen artwork created during the development of Season 1 of The Legend of Korra. With captions from Mike and Bryan throughout, this is an i...


The Legend of Korra (Issues) (5 Book Series)
The Legend of Korra (Issues) (5 Book Series)
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This edition gives you an in-depth look at the creative team behind the vibrant and richly detailed world of Korra. Discover never-before-seen artwork created during development of Book Two: Spirits. With detailed commentary throughout, this is an in...


History, Fiction, and The Tudors: Sex, Politics, Power, and Artistic License in the Showtime Television Series (Queenship and Power)
History, Fiction, and The Tudors: Sex, Politics, Power, and Artistic License in the Showtime Television Series (Queenship and Power)
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ean: 9781349683741, isbn: 1349683744,

This is the first book-length study of the award-winning historical drama The Tudors. In this volume twenty distinguished scholars separate documented history, plausible invention, and outright fantasy in a lively series of scholarly, but accessible ...


Not Your Average Zombie: Rehumanizing the Undead from Voodoo to Zombie Walks
Not Your Average Zombie: Rehumanizing the Undead from Voodoo to Zombie Walks
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mpn: 9781477313176, ean: 9781477313176, isbn: 1477313176,

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The zombie apocalypse hasn't happened—yet—but zombies are all over popular culture. From movies and TV shows to video games and zombie walks, the undead stalk through our collective fantasies. What is it about zombies that exerts such a powerful ...


Where No Black Woman Has Gone Before: Subversive Portrayals in Speculative Film and TV
Where No Black Woman Has Gone Before: Subversive Portrayals in Speculative Film and TV
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ean: 9781477315224, isbn: 1477315225,

When Lieutenant Uhura took her place on the bridge of the Starship Enterprise on Star Trek, the actress Nichelle Nichols went where no African American woman had ever gone before. Yet several decades passed before many other black women began playing...


Liquid Space: Science Fiction Film and Television in the Digital Age
Liquid Space: Science Fiction Film and Television in the Digital Age
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ean: 9781780761862, isbn: 1780761864,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Science fiction is perhaps the most effective genre to explore the concerns of the present whilst reflecting on the possibilities of the future. But what precisely can it tell us about present and future by setting these two timeframes in the same cr...


The Queer Fantasies of the American Family Sitcom
The Queer Fantasies of the American Family Sitcom
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ean: 9780813591728, isbn: 0813591724,

The Queer Fantasies of the American Family Sitcom examines the evasive depictions of sexuality in domestic and family-friendly sitcoms. Tison Pugh charts the history of increasing sexual depiction in this genre while also unpacking how sitcoms use se...


Taboo Comedy: Television and Controversial Humour (Palgrave Studies in Comedy)
Taboo Comedy: Television and Controversial Humour (Palgrave Studies in Comedy)
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ean: 9781137593375, isbn: 1137593377,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
The essays in this collection explore taboo and controversial humour in traditional scripted (sitcoms and other comedy series, animated series) and non-scripted forms (stand-up comedy, factual and reality shows, and advertising) both on cable and net...



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