Speaking of Monsters

Employing a range of approaches to examine how "monster-talk" pervades not only popular culture but also public policy through film and other media, this book is a "one-stop shop" of sorts for students and instructors employing various ...

Speaking of Monsters

Speaking of Monsters

Employing a range of approaches to examine how "monster-talk" pervades not only popular culture but also public policy through film and other media, this book is a "one-stop shop" of sorts for students and instructors employing various approaches and media in the study of "teratologies," or discourses of the monstrous.

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Speaking of Monsters
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Caroline Joan S. Picart, John Edgar Browning
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-16 - Publisher: Springer

Employing a range of approaches to examine how "monster-talk" pervades not only popular culture but also public policy through film and other media, this book is a "one-stop shop" of sorts for students and instructors employing various approaches and media in the study of "teratologies," or discourses of the monstrous.
Speaking of Monsters
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Caroline Joan S. Picart, John Edgar Browning
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-16 - Publisher: Springer

Employing a range of approaches to examine how "monster-talk" pervades not only popular culture but also public policy through film and other media, this book is a "one-stop shop" of sorts for students and instructors employing various approaches and media in the study of "teratologies," or discourses of the monstrous.
The Forrest J Ackerman Oeuvre
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Christopher M. O’Brien
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-18 - Publisher: McFarland

Although he is most remembered for his vast collection of science fiction memorabilia; his influential magazine, Famous Monsters of Filmland; and his frequent sci-fi convention appearances, Forrest J Ackerman (1916–2008) also left a sizeable body of work in print. An introductory biographical section traces Ackerman’s early enthusiasm for pulp magazines
Monster Anthropology in Australasia and Beyond
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Y. Musharbash, G. Presterudstuen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-19 - Publisher: Springer

Offering a dialogue between anthropology and literature, culture, and media, this book presents fine-grained ethnographic vignettes of monsters dwelling in the contemporary world. These monsters hail from Aboriginal Australia, the Pacific, Asia, and Europe, and their presence is inextricably intertwined with the lives of those they haunt.
Teaching Speaking and Listening in the Primary School
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Elizabeth Grugeon, Lorraine Hubbard, Carol Smith, Lyn Dawes
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-03 - Publisher: Routledge

This newly revised second edition looks at ways in which teachers can develop children's abilities in speaking and listening, as required by the National Curriculum. The authors discuss the links between language and learning; offer case studies and suggestions for classroom practice; and provide stimulating activities to help pupils to

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