The Bumper Book of Peanuts

Snoopy and Friends

Author: Charles M. Schulz

Publisher: Canongate Books

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Category: Humor

Page: 400

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Charles Schulz's Peanuts strips and characters are loved internationally, appealing to fans young and old since they first appeared in the 1950s. The Bumper Book of Peanuts takes us back to the golden age of Peanuts, gathering the very best of the strip from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Packed with strips featuring Snoopy, Woodstock, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Peppermint Patty and the rest of the beloved gang, this beautifully produced bumper collection is sure to delight Peanuts fans of all generations.

Around The World In 45 Years

Author: Charles M. Schulz

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

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Category: Humor

Page: 192

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Offers a collection of some of the most memorable Peanuts comic strips from the past forty-five years.

Kubrick's Hope

Discovering Optimism from 2001 to Eyes Wide Shut

Author: Julian Rice

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

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Category: Performing Arts

Page: 296

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There have been two common assumptions about Stanley Kubrick: that his films portray human beings who are driven exclusively by aggression and greed, and that he pessimistically rejected meaning in a contingent, postmodern world. However, as Kubrick himself remarked, 'A work of art should be always exhilarating and never depressing, whatever its subject matter may be.' In this new interpretation of Kubrick's films, Julian Rice suggests that the director's work had a more positive outlook than most people credit him. And while other studies have recounted Kubrick's life and production histories, few have offered lucid explanations of specific sources and their influence on his films. In Kubrick's Hope, Rice explains how the theories of Freud and Jung took cinematic form, and also considers the significant impression left on the director's last six films by Robert Ardrey, Bruno Bettelheim, and Joseph Campbell. In addition to providing useful contexts, Rice offers close readings of the films, inviting readers to note details they may have missed and to interpret them in their own way. By refreshing their experience of the films and discarding postmodern clichZs, viewers may discover more optimistic themes in the director's works. Beginning with 2001: A Space Odyssey and continuing through A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket, and Eyes Wide Shut, Rice illuminates Kubrick's thinking at the time he made each film. Throughout, Rice examines the compelling political, psychological, and spiritual issues the director raises. As this book contends, if these works are considered together and repeatedly re-viewed, Kubrick's films may help viewers to personally grow and collectively endure.

AB Bookman's Weekly

For the Specialist Book World

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Category: Antiquarian booksellers

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Warman's Americana and Collectibles

Author: Harry L. Rinker

Publisher: Wallace-Homestead Book Company

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Category: Americana

Page: 608

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For more than ten years Warman's Americana & Collectibles has served as the leader in documenting and valuing twentieth-century collectibles ...

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