The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Adventure Games | Published on 22/Jun/2020 02:43

552 pages , JHU Press , 2014-03-20
The study of what is collectively labeled "New Media"—the cultural and artistic practices made possible by digital technology—has become one of the most vibrant areas of scholarly activity and is rapidly turning into an established academic field, with many universities now offering it as a major. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital ...[Read More]



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Comics & Media A Special Issue of "Critical Inquiry"


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Adventure Games | Published on 22/Jun/2020 00:29

272 pages , University of Chicago Press , 2014-07-11
The past decade has seen the medium of comics reach unprecedented heights of critical acclaim and commercial success. Comics & Media reflects that, bringing together an amazing array of contributors--creators and critics alike--to discuss the state, future, and potential of the medium. Loaded with full-color reproducti...[Read More]



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Female Action Heroes A Guide to Women in Comics, Video Games, Film, and Television


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Action Games | Published on 16/Jun/2020 02:05

341 pages , ABC-CLIO , 2010
This book offers 25 profiles of some of the most popular female action heroes throughout the history of film, television, comic books, and video games. * Comprises 25 profiles, arranged alphabetically * 70 sidebars provide additional information on pertinent topics, individuals, and symbols * Includes a chronology of major appearances of the 2...[Read More]



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Agency in The Hunger Games Desire, Intent and Action in the Novels


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Action Games | Published on 15/Jun/2020 12:12

210 pages , McFarland , 2020-01-17
For 21st-century young adults struggling for personal autonomy in a society that often demands compliance, the bestselling trilogy, The Hunger Games remains palpably relevant despite its futuristic setting. For Suzanne Collins' characters, personal agency involves not only the physical battle of controlling one's body but also one's res...[Read More]



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Another Spin: Columns by a Newspaper Writer Columns by a Newspaper Writer


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Kids Safe Games | Published on 25/May/2020 16:51

283 pages , Xlibris Corporation , 2012-05-01
"Another Spin" is Debbie Spingarns first collection of columns as a writer with the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin, a weekly newspaper in suburban Boston. Columns cover such variety of topics as environmental, health, political topics, animals, education and family. Her writing takes current news stories and comments on them ...[Read More]



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Nov-48


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Girl Games | Published on 18/May/2020 17:55

176 pages , University of Virginia Press , 1990
A ten-year-old boy and his family leave the hardships of post-World War II Yorkshire to move to Los Angeles, in an account based on the author's own experiences



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CliffsNotes on Collins' The Hunger Games


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Girl Games | Published on 11/May/2020 17:21

78 pages , Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , 2012-02-10
CliffsNotes on Collins’ The Hunger Games analyzes the wildly popular first novel in The Hunger Games trilogy, in which the Capitol forces each of Panem's 12 districts to choose two teenagers to participate in the Hunger Games, a gruesome, televised fight to the death. In the 12th district, Katniss Everdeen steps in for ...[Read More]



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Murder She Wrote A Study of Agatha Christie's Detective Fiction


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Puzzle Games | Published on 30/Dec/2019 17:50

199 pages , Popular Press , 1982-01-01
This book explores the inter-relationships between Agatha Christie and her works to seek the wholeness in the Christie experience. The authors perceive an integration in personal experience and moral and aesthetic values between the woman and her art.



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Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture


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368 pages , Bloomsbury Publishing , 2015-03-12
With contributions from 29 leading international scholars, this is the first single-volume guide to the appropriation of medieval texts in contemporary culture. Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture covers a comprehensive range of media, including literature, film, TV, comics book adaptations, electronic media, perform...[Read More]



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Ecocriticism and the Idea of Culture Biology and the Bildungsroman


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Zombie Attack | Published on 27/Aug/2019 02:44

188 pages , Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. , 2014-03-28
Arguing that the Bildungsroman is humanist culture's own origin story, Feder draws on the work of biologists in her examination of works by Voltaire, Mary Shelley, Virginia Woolf and Jamaica Kincaid. She dramatizes Western culture's own awareness of the instability of the binary of nature and culture, making a timely inte...[Read More]



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Surviving a Zombie Attack


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24 pages , Survival Guides You Didn't Kno , 2018
"Realize just how fun surviving a zombie attack could be as a ridiculous situation meets hilarious tips and suggestions"--



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Quote, Double Quote Aesthetics between High and Popular Culture


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Zombie Games | Published on 14/May/2019 08:00

248 pages , Rodopi , 2014-02-01
The boundary between ‘high’ culture and ‘popular’ culture is neither hermetic nor stable. A wide-spread mechanism of a reception strongly influenced by structuralism and post-modernism has led to the amplification and acceleration of cultural production between these two poles. Relying on a decidedly theoretical approach, this volu...[Read More]



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