Beautiful Things in Popular Culture

Author:   Alan McKee
Publisher:   John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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9781405131919


Pages:   248
Publication Date:   21 September 2006
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Alan McKee
Publisher:   John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint:   Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Dimensions:   Width: 16.40cm , Height: 1.40cm , Length: 23.10cm
Weight:   0.378kg
ISBN:  

9781405131919


ISBN 10:   1405131918
Pages:   248
Publication Date:   21 September 2006
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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List of Figures. Notes on Contributors. Introduction: Alan McKee. 1. The Best Contemporary Mainstream Superhero Comics Writer ? Brian Michael Bendis: Henry Jenkins. 2. The Best Batman Story ? The Dark Knight Returns: Will Brooker. 3. The Best Serial Killer Novel ? Red Dragon: Sue Turnbull. 4. The Best Australian Romance Novelist ? Emma Darcy: Glen Thomas. 5. The Best Website For Men Who Have Sex With Men ? cruisingforsex.com: Mark McLelland. 6. The Best Basketball Player ? Michael Jordan: Thomas McLaughlin. 7. The Best Sneakers ? The Nike Air Max Classic TW: Claire Gould. 8. The Best Action Console Game ? Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas: John Banks. 9. The Best Motorbike ? the Ducati 916 Superbike: Margaret Henderson. 10. The Best Propaganda ? Humphrey Jennings, The Silent Village (1943): John Hartley. 11. The Best Villain in Xena: Warrior Princess ? Alti: Sara Gwenllian Jones. 12. The Best Pop Princess ? Kylie Minogue: Marc Brennan. 13. The Best Disco Record ? Sharon Redd: ?Never Give You Up?: Simon Frith. 14. Conclusion: Alan McKee. Index

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Alan McKee is Associate Professor of Creative Industries at Queensland University of Technology. He is the author of Textual Analysis: A Beginner?s Guide (2003) and The Public Sphere: An Introduction (2005).

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