A Necessary Fantasy

Author: Dudley Jones
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780815318446
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This book addresses a variety of issues through the examination of heroic figures in children's popular literature, comics, film, and television.

The Child Savage 1890 2010

Author: Elisabeth Wesseling
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351893025
Size: 74.21 MB
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Taking up the understudied relationship between the cultural history of childhood and media studies, this volume traces twentieth-century migrations of the child-savage analogy from colonial into postcolonial discourse across a wide range of old and new media. Older and newer media such as films, textbooks, children's literature, periodicals, comic strips, children's radio, and toys are deeply implicated in each other through ongoing 'remediation', meaning that they continually mimic, absorb and transform each other's representational formats, stylistic features, and content. Media theory thus confronts the cultural history of childhood with the challenge of re-thinking change in childhood imaginaries as transformation-through-repetition patterns, rather than as rise-shine-decline sequences. This volume takes up this challenge, demonstrating that one historical epoch may well accommodate diverging childhood repertoires, which are recycled again and again as they are played out across a whole gamut of different media formats in the course of time.

Micronauts Annual 2017

Author: Cullen Bunn
Publisher: IDW Publishing
ISBN:
Size: 60.87 MB
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The Micronauts have encountered many strange allies and enemies since they became stranded on Earth, a planet of giants, but perhaps none have been as unexpected as those awaiting them here. As we explore the origins of the various Micronauts, the team encounters a future version ofÉ themselves? Are they friend or foe?

Annual Record

Author: Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts
Publisher:
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Annual Meeting

Author: American Institute of Instruction
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The Year S Best Science Fiction Twentieth Annual Collection

Author: Gardner Dozois
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 142990383X
Size: 77.64 MB
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Widely regarded as the one essential book for every science fiction fan, The Year's Best Science Fiction (Winner of the 2002 Locus Award for Best Anthology) continues to uphold its standard of excellence with more than two dozen stories representing the previous year's best SF writing. This year's volume includes Ian R. MacLeod, Nancy Kress, Greg Egan, Maureen F. McHugh, Robert Reed, Paul McAuley, Michael Swanwick, Robert Silverberg, Charles Stross, John Kessel, Gregory Benford and many other talented authors of SF, as well as thorough summations of the year and a recommended reading list.