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Sandman 11

Author : Neil Gaiman
ISBN : 3957989434
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Join The Revolution

Author : Johannes Meyer
ISBN : 9783848237821
Genre : History
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Angefangen in einer kleinen Bingohalle in Philadelphia, PA unter dem Banner der NWA als Eastern Championship Wrestling und als absoluter Geheimtipp unter den Fans, sorgte Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) in den 1990er Jahren weltweit für Furore und hinterließ deutliche Spuren in der Zukunft des Pro Wrestling. ECW wurde "in" und die führenden Promotionen begannen den Stil der ECW zu kopieren um ihre Position an der Spitze nicht zu verlieren. Wrestler wie Sabu, der Sandman, Tommy Dreamer oder Rob Van Dam wurden zu landesweiten Stars. Dies ist die Geschichte von Extreme Championship Wrestling. Von der Entstehung als kleine lokale Promotion bis zum bitteren Ende 2001 als landesweites Fernsehprodukt und der Wiedergeburt als Ableger unter dem Banner von World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Ein Nachschlagewerk mit den Ergebnissen sämtlicher Houseshows, TV-Shows und Großveranstaltungen. JOIN THE REVOLUTION

Classics And Comics

Author : George Kovacs
ISBN : 9780199734191
Genre : Literary Collections
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Since at least 1939, when daily-strip caveman Alley Oop time-traveled to the Trojan War, comics have been drawing (on) material from Greek and Roman myth, literature and history. At times the connection is cosmetic-as perhaps with Wonder Woman's Amazonian heritage-and at times it is almost irrelevant-as with Hercules' starfaring adventures in the 1982 Marvel miniseries. But all of these make implicit or explicit claims about the place of classics in modern literary culture. Classics and Comics is the first book to explore the engagement of classics with the epitome of modern popular literature, the comic book. This volume collects sixteen articles, all specially commissioned for this volume, that look at how classical content is deployed in comics and reconfigured for a modern audience. It opens with a detailed historical introduction surveying the role of classical material in comics since the 1930s. Subsequent chapters cover a broad range of topics, including the incorporation of modern theories of myth into the creation and interpretation of comic books, the appropriation of characters from classical literature and myth, and the reconfiguration of motif into a modern literary medium. Among the well-known comics considered in the collection are Frank Miller's 300 and Sin City, DC Comics' Wonder Woman, Jack Kirby's The Eternals, Neil Gaiman's Sandman, and examples of Japanese manga. The volume also includes an original 12-page "comics-essay," drawn and written by Eisner Award-winning Eric Shanower, creator of the graphic novel series Age of Bronze.

Egyptian Solar Religion

Author : Assmann,
ISBN : 9781136159060
Genre : History
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Revised and expanded, this volume deals with the religious traditions of ancient Egypt, which have come down to us in a state which is both extremely fragmentary and complex. New material - especially hymns collected in Theban tombs - now allows a much more precise allocation of religious texts and ideas in terms of time, place and social context. Within the field of solar religion, no less than five different traditions have to be distinguished: 1) the liturgical traditions of the royal solar cult, which for their secrecy and exclusivity are labelled the "mysteries" of the sun cult; 2) the traditional mythology of the solar course expressed in hymns and pictorial representations; 3) the revolutionary process culminating in the Amarna period, which discards the mythic images and gives a monotheistic construction of the solar course, a process which starts before Akhenaten's revolution; 4) the theology of Amun-Re, the God of Thebes, before the Amarna Period, a theology of primacy where one god acts as chief of a pantheon; and 5) the quite different theology of this same Amun-Re after Amarna, a theology which answers the monotheistic experience by developing a kind of pantheism - the concept of the hidden god - who is both cosmic god and personal saviour.

Egyptian Solar Religion In The New Kingdom

Author : Jan Assmann
ISBN : 9780710304650
Genre : History
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The golden age of Egyptian solar hymns - the three centuries from c. 1500 to 1200 BC which have provided many hundreds of examples of them - is a unique phenomenon. No other period of Egyptian history, indeed no other culture, has produced such an abundance of poetry in praise of the sun god. There are among them an astonishing abundance of hymns that have an individual character and represent the textual expression of the spiritual-religious movement. The spiritual movement that is embedded in and expressed by them is the struggle to articulate a concept of the unity of the divine - the One God. The uniqueness or oneness of god is the central theological problem of the New Kingdom. The Amarna period is striking proof of the historical explosiveness of this problem. It is less well known that the problem was by no means solved with the failure of Amarna religion. There was a continuing attempt to articulate concepts of the unity of god and to harness this conception with the ultimately indispensable reality of polytheism in Egyptian religion during these centuries. The crisis of polytheism is primarily concerned with the conception of god, with questions of unity and plurality that are pushed - long before the rise of monotheistic religions in the proper sense - to the extremes of radical and revolutionary monotheism. The problem confronts us in the texts themselves; it is explicit, central and cannot be ignored. It is the dominant theme of the theological discourse which establishes the contours of Egyptian cosmology at the same time as determining the nature of the divine. The confusion in which Egyptian theology usually appears in the texts produces a degree of complexity that precludes comprehensive understanding of it. In this volume - a revised and expanded version of the original German text - solar religion and the sun hymns of the New Kingdom are studied in the greatest possible detail, with five different traditions distinguished and analysed. As the work demonstrates, the sun hymns of the tomb inscriptions, which reveal the theological process of solar religion in all its dimensions, provide a means of accessperhaps unique and certainly the first of its kind - to understanding a highly significant period and aspect of Egyptian religion.

Neil Gaiman In The 21st Century

Author : Tara Prescott
ISBN : 9781476619941
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Library Journal Starred Review "An intriguing anthology of essays...fascinating...academics and readers who enjoy Gaiman's books will appreciate the care put into this impressive collection"--Library Journal "There is joy in seeing such diverse perspectives excavating Neil Gaiman's efforts. Not unexpectedly, the years of his work warrant endless analysis, and this volume is a keen example of such. It's a pleasure to be a part of it."--JH Williams III, New York Times bestselling comic book artist and writer. Neil Gaiman has emerged as one of the most influential literary figures of the 21st century. To borrow a phrase from his viral 2012 University of the Arts commencement speech, Gaiman "makes good art," from his graphic novels to his social media collaborations, award-winning fantasy fiction and beloved children's books. This collection of new essays examines a range of Gaiman's prolific output, with readings of the novels American Gods, Anansi Boys, The Graveyard Book and The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Children's books The Wolves in the Walls and Blueberry Girl and the online short story collection A Calendar of Tales are discussed. Gaiman's return to the serial comic book form with Sandman: Overture is covered, and Artist J.H. Williams III contributes an exclusive interview about his collaboration with Gaiman on Sandman. Cartoonist Judd Winick offers a personal essay on how contemporary artists have been influenced by Gaiman's work.

Auditive R Ume Des Alten Gypten

Author : Erika Meyer-Dietrich
ISBN : 9789004354951
Genre : History
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In Auditive Räume des alten Ägypten Erika Meyer-Dietrich explores the sonic aspects of culture in the 18th Dynasty (1550-1290 BCE). She shows how, through sound sequences and the creation or omission of sounds, auditive spaces are given social and religious significance.

Mitteilungen Des Deutschen Arch Ologischen Instituts Abteilung Kairo

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105014215938
Genre : Archaeology
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Annals Of The Metropolitan Opera

Author : Gerald Fitzgerald
ISBN : 9781349119769
Genre : Music
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Mr Sandman The Dream Lord Awakens

Author : Robert Jeschonek
ISBN : 9781301900817
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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A new master of dreams rules the night, battling nightmares from beyond the edge of reality! A new Mr. Sandman for the 21st Century, the godlike Dream Lord keeps the Dream Zone safe from the terrors of the night. But when the Bogeyman strikes, Dream Lord meets his greatest enemy, a force of evil determined to turn all existence into a nightmare from which no one will ever awaken. Dream Lord declares war, but Bogeyman buries him under the weight of his own secrets. Can Dream Lord overcome his own dark past to redeem his tragic soul and become the true hero and legend he needs to be? Can he triumph over Bogeyman and make the Dream Zone save for humanity? As the sins of his past bring Dream Lord to his knees, an unexpected ally from the razor's edge of sanity could be the only hope for his future. Don't miss this exciting graphic novel script by award-winning storyteller and DC Comics writer Robert T. Jeschonek, a master of unique and unexpected superhero adventures that really pack a punch. The author of the Forced Heroics stories brings you another epic saga of twisted heroes unlike any you'll ever meet. Reviews "Robert Jeschonek is the literary love child of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman..." – Adrian Phoenix, critically acclaimed author of The Maker's Song series and Black Dust Mambo "No one understands gloriously defective supermen better than Jeschonek." - Eric Searleman, "Robert Jeschonek is a towering talent..." – Mike Resnick, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author "Jeschonek ́s stories are delightfully insane, a pleasure to read..." – Fabio Fernandes, Fantasy Book Critic

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