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Dining with Madmen

Fat, Food, and the Environment in 1980s Horror

by Thomas Fahy

<p>In <em>Dining with Madmen: Fat, Food, and the Environment in 1980s Horror</em>, author Thomas Fahy explores America’s preoccupation with body weight, processed foods, and pollution through the lens of horror. Conspicuous consumption may have ...

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Dis-Orienting Planets

Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

by Isiah Lavender

<p>With contributions by:</p> <p>Suparno Banerjee, Cait Coker, Jeshua Enriquez, Joan Gordon, Veronica Hollinger, Malisa Kurtz, Stephanie Li, Bradford Lyau, Uppinder Mehan, Graham J. Murphy, Baryon Tensor Posadas, Amy J. Ransom, Robin Anne Reid,

ISBN: 9781496811530

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Disability and Popular Culture

Focusing Passion, Creating Community and Expressing Defiance

by Katie Ellis

<p>As a response to real or imagined subordination, popular culture reflects the everyday experience of ordinary people and has the capacity to subvert the hegemonic order. Drawing on central theoretical approaches in the field of critical ...

ISBN: 9781317150367

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Disability, Obesity and Ageing

Popular Media Identifications

by Debbie Rodan & Katie Ellis

<p>Disability, Obesity and Ageing offers an engaging account of a new area of pressing concern, analysing the way in which ’spurned’ identities are depicted and reacted to in televisual genres and online forums. Examining the symbolic power of ...

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Disney Culture

by John Wills

<p>Over the past century, Disney has grown from a small American animation studio into a multipronged global media giant. Today, the company’s annual revenue exceeds the GDP of over 100 countries, and its portfolio has grown to include Pixar, ...

ISBN: 9780813583334

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Disney Culture

by Wills, John

<DIV>The Walt Disney Company has grown into a diversified global media giant, but is it still possible to identify a coherent Disney ethos? Examining everything from theme parks to merchandising to animation to live-action films, <I>Disney ...

ISBN: 9780813583341

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Distracted

Reclaiming Our Focus in a World of Lost Attention

by Maggie Jackson

<p><strong>This visionary book details the steep costs of our deepening crisis of distraction and reveals remarkable scientific discoveries that can help us rekindle our powers of focus and sustained attention.</strong></p> <p>In the first ...

ISBN: 9781633884632

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DIY Utopia

Cultural Imagination and the Remaking of the Possible

by Giorgia Aiello, Clovis Bergère, Lisa Daily & others

<p>At first glance, contemporary popular culture, filled with bleak images of the future, seems to have given up on the possibility of positive collective change. Below the surface, however, alternative culture is rife with artist-led projects, ...

ISBN: 9781498523899

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Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture

A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies

by Rosemarie Buikema, Liedeke Plate & Kathrin Thiele

<p><em>Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture,</em> 2nd edition is a comprehensive gender studies textbook with an international focus and relevance across a broad range of academic disciplines. Covering an array of topics, theories and ...

ISBN: 9781351974820

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Donald Trump on Life, Business and Politics

by Toby Welch

<p>Real estate magnate, TV star, clothing designer, author, and hotelier, Donald Trump is an unstoppable force. He may even add politician to that list. He is a man bent on living life to the fullest as he cements his legacy.<br />What follows ...

ISBN: 9781310832024

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Drawn to Purpose

American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists

by Martha H. Kennedy

<p>Published in partnership with the Library of Congress, <em>Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists</em> presents an overarching survey of women in American illustration, from the late nineteenth into the twenty-first ...

ISBN: 9781496815934

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Dudes Look like Ladies. Analyzing Sex and Gender Issues in Glam Rock

by Lilyana Sharlandzhieva

<p>Heavy music and its subcultures have always been closely related to sex, decadence, and rebellion. Starting with pioneers as The Rolling Stones, Jimmy Hendrix and The Doors in the 1960s, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, AC/DC and KISS in the 1970s, ...

ISBN: 9783668458703

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Echoes of Valhalla

The Afterlife of the Eddas and Sagas

by Jón Karl Helgason

<p>Tolkien’s wizard Gandalf, Wagner’s Valkyrie Brünnhilde, Marvel’s superhero the Mighty Thor, the warrior heading for Valhalla in Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song,” and Donald Crisp’s portrayal of Leif Eriksson in the classic film <em>The ...

ISBN: 9781780237732

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Ecological Crisis and Cultural Representation in Latin America

Ecocritical Perspectives on Art, Film, and Literature

by Juanita C. Aristizábal, Ana Avalos, Mirian Carballo & others

<p>Worldwide environmental crisis has become increasingly visible over the last few decades as the full scope of anthropogenic climate change manifests itself and large-scale natural resource extraction has expanded into formerly remote areas ...

ISBN: 9781498530965

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Ed Brubaker

Conversations

by Terrence R. Wandtke

<p>Ed Brubaker (b. 1966) has emerged as one of the most popular, significant figures in art comics since the 1990s. Most famous as the man who killed Captain America in 2007, Brubaker's work on company-owned properties such as Batman and Captain

ISBN: 9781496805515

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Elemental Haiku

Poems to honor the periodic table, three lines at a time

by Mary Soon Lee

<p><strong>A fascinating little illustrated series of 118 haiku about the Periodic Table of Elements, one for each element, plus a closing haiku for element 119 (not yet synthesized).</strong></p> <p>Originally appearing in <em>Science</em> ...

ISBN: 9781984856647

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Elements of Taste

Understanding What We Like and Why

by Benjamin Errett

<p><strong>From <em>My Little Pony</em> to the Sex Pistols: An engaging exploration of why we love what we love</strong><br />  <br /> Katy Perry. Wes Anderson. Coldplay. <em>Star Wars</em>. <em>Hamilton. Gilmore Girls</em>. We all have our ...

ISBN: 9780399183454

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Embarrassment of Product Choices 1

How to Consume Differently

by Michel Millot

<p>When there are too many choices, there is no choice. The choices are entangled in a maze of rather confused possibilities. They go through many nebulous paths. Doubt, hesitation, indecision, become the only resolutions possible. Choosing is ...

ISBN: 9781119557043

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Embodied Difference

Divergent Bodies in Public Discourse

by Jamie A. Thomas, Christina Jackson, Emily August & others

<p>Focusing on the body as a visual and discursive platform across public space, we study marginalization as a sociocultural practice and hegemonic schema. Whereas mass incarceration and law enforcement readily feature in discussions of ...

ISBN: 9781498563871

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Embodying Ecological Heritage in a Maya Community

Health, Happiness, and Identity

by Kristina Baines

<p><em>Embodying Ecological Heritage in a Maya Community: Health, Happiness, and Identity</em> provides an ethnographic account of life in a rural farming village in southern Belize, focusing on the connections between traditional ecological ...

ISBN: 9781498512831

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