The Sandman Vol 10 The Wake

The Sandman Vol  10  The Wake Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 9781401236533
Year 1997-07-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher DC
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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision. A groundbreaking and award-winning epic that masterfully creates a modern myth of dark fantasy, the Sandman series tells the tale of Morpheus, the King of Dreams. As a being of infinite power, Morpheus has ruled over the realm of the dreaming since the beginning of time. But now after a tragic fall, Morpheus is no more. In the touching and final chapter of this fantastical legend, friends, siblings, enemies and lovers gather to mourn and honor the fallen Lord. Realistically depicting the feelings of loss and despair associated with death, THE SANDMAN: THE WAKE is an emotional tale of remembrance and rebirth. In the last chapter of the SANDMAN saga, THE WAKE collects issues #70-75.

Worlds End

Worlds  End Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 1417686170
Year 2012-02
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher Turtleback Books
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After being caught in the vortex of a reality storm, a group of travelers find themselves at the Worlds' End inn where they share stories of the places they have visited and the people they have met.

The Sandman

The Sandman Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 1401237541
Year 2012
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Vertigo
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With Morpheus dead, his family and friends mourn and a new Lord of Dreaming begins rebuilding his realm.

The Wake

The Wake Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 1852868074
Year 1997
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Titan Books (UK)
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This work concludes the Sandman series. Morpheus is dead. As his family and friends gather to mourn him, a new Lord of the Dreaming begins to rebuild his realm. The volume ends with The Tempest, a flashback to a moment in Morpheus' past, concerning a bargain made with William Shakespeare.

Sandman the Kindly Ones

Sandman   the Kindly Ones Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 0857687042
Year 2012-05-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Titan Publishing Company
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This title brings readers the penultimate chapter to Neil Gaiman's series 'Sandman'.

The Sandman Vol 1 Preludes Nocturnes

The Sandman Vol  1  Preludes   Nocturnes Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 9781401236557
Year 2010-10-19
Pages
Language en
Publisher DC
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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision. In PRELUDES & NOCTURNES, an occultist attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead. After his seventy-year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus, goes on a quest for his lost objects of power. On his arduous journey Morpheus encounters Lucifer, John Constantine, and an all-powerful madman. This book also includes the story "The Sound of Her Wings," which introduces us to the pragmatic and perky goth girl Death. Collecting issues #1-8, this new edition of PRELUDES & NOCTURNES features the improved production values and coloring from the Absolute Edition.

The Absolute Sandman

The Absolute Sandman Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 PSU:000066587620
Year 2009-02
Pages 600
Language en
Publisher Titan Publishing Company
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The implacable Furies have been unleashed against Morpheus and the Dreaming. But if one Dream ends, will another begin?

Sandman Fables and Reflections

Sandman   Fables and Reflections Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 0857687018
Year 2011-11-01
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher Titan Publishing Company
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Featuring tales of kings, explorers, spies and werewolves, this volume of 'Fables and Reflections' continues Neil Gaiman's 'Sandman' stories.

Death the Deluxe Edition

Death  the Deluxe Edition Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 1401235484
Year 2012
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Vertigo
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Collects the adventures of Death, who, in order to better understand humankind, walks the Earth as a mortal girl named Didi who helps a homeless woman find her missing heart.

From Comic Strips to Graphic Novels

From Comic Strips to Graphic Novels Author Daniel Stein
ISBN-10 9783110427721
Year 2015-04-24
Pages 422
Language en
Publisher Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
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This essay collection examines the theory and history of graphic narrative as one of the most interesting and versatile forms of narrative beyond traditional literary texts. Analyzing a wide range of texts, genres, and narrative strategies from both theoretical and historical perspectives, its various contributors offer state-of-the-art research on graphic narrative in the context of an increasingly postclassical and transmedial narratology.

The Shakespearean World

The Shakespearean World Author Jill L Levenson
ISBN-10 9781317696193
Year 2017-03-27
Pages 678
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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The Shakespearean World takes a global view of Shakespeare and his works, especially their afterlives. Constantly changing, the Shakespeare central to this volume has acquired an array of meanings over the past four centuries. "Shakespeare" signifies the historical person, as well as the plays and verse attributed to him. It also signifies the attitudes towards both author and works determined by their receptions. Throughout the book, specialists aim to situate Shakespeare’s world and what the world is because of him. In adopting a global perspective, the volume arranges thirty-six chapters in five parts: Shakespeare on stage internationally since the late seventeenth century; Shakespeare on film throughout the world; Shakespeare in the arts beyond drama and performance; Shakespeare in everyday life; Shakespeare and critical practice. Through its coverage, The Shakespearean World offers a comprehensive transhistorical and international view of the ways this Shakespeare has not only influenced but has also been influenced by diverse cultures during 400 years of performance, adaptation, criticism, and citation. While each chapter is a freshly conceived introduction to a significant topic, all of the chapters move beyond the level of survey, suggesting new directions in Shakespeare studies – such as ecology, tourism, and new media – and making substantial contributions to the field. This volume is an essential resource for all those studying Shakespeare, from beginners to advanced specialists.

The Sandman

The Sandman Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 1563895730
Year 1999
Pages 126
Language en
Publisher Dc Comics
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Following in the tradition of Japanese folk tales, this graphic novel is a tale centered on ill-fated love and dream-eating monsters. Full color.

Transmedial Narratology and Contemporary Media Culture

Transmedial Narratology and Contemporary Media Culture Author Jan-Noël Thon
ISBN-10 9780803288393
Year 2016-08-01
Pages 552
Language en
Publisher U of Nebraska Press
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It has become something of a cliché within the field of narratology to assert the commercial, aesthetic, and sociocultural relevance of narrative representations, but the fact remains that narratives are everywhere. Whenever we read a novel or a comic, watch a film or an episode of our favorite television series, or play the latest video game, we are likely to engage with narrative media. Similarly, the intermedial adaptations and transmedial entertainment franchises that have become increasingly visible during the past few decades are, at their core, narrative forms. Since a significant part of contemporary media culture is defined by the narratives we tell each other via various media, the media studies discipline needs a genuinely transmedial narratology. Transmedial Narratology and Contemporary Media Culture focuses on the intersubjective construction of storyworlds as well as on prototypical forms of narratorial and subjective representation. It provides not only a method for the analysis of salient transmedial strategies of narrative representation in contemporary films, comics, and video games but also a theoretical frame within which medium-specific approaches from literary and film narratology, from comics studies and game studies, and from various other strands of media and cultural studies may be employed to further our understanding of narratives across media.

The Sandman Vol 8 Worlds End

The Sandman Vol  8  Worlds  End Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 9781401236427
Year 1995-07-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Vertigo
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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision. Reminiscent of the legendary Canterbury Tales, THE SANDMAN: WORLDS' END is a wonderful potpourri of engrossing tales and masterly storytelling. Improbably caught in a June blizzard, two wayward compatriots stumble upon a mysterious inn and learn that they are in the middle of a "reality storm." Now surrounded by a menagerie of people and creatures from different times and realities, the two stranded travelers are entertained by mesmerizing myths of infamous sea creatures, dreaming cities, ancient kings, astonishing funeral rituals and moralistic hangmen. This new edition of WORLD-S END collects THE SANDMAN #51-56.