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: 51.61 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
Size: 19.72 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?