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The Joker

Author : Matthew Manning
ISBN : 9780789322470
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Explores the character of the Joker and his significance as the quintessential villain.

The Joker

Author : Robert Moses Peaslee
ISBN : 9781626746794
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Along with Batman, Spider-Man, and Superman, the Joker stands out as one of the most recognizable comics characters in popular culture. While there has been a great deal of scholarly attention on superheroes, very little has been done to understand supervillains. This is the first academic work to provide a comprehensive study of this villain, illustrating why the Joker appears so relevant to audiences today. Batman’s foe has cropped up in thousands of comics, numerous animated series, and three major blockbuster feature films since 1966. Actually, the Joker debuted in DC comics Batman 1 (1940) as the typical gangster, but the character evolved steadily into one of the most ominous in the history of sequential art. Batman and the Joker almost seemed to define each other as opposites, hero and nemesis, in a kind of psychological duality. Scholars from a wide array of disciplines look at the Joker through the lens of feature films, video games, comics, politics, magic and mysticism, psychology, animation, television, performance studies, and philosophy. As the first volume that examines the Joker as complex cultural and cross-media phenomenon, this collection adds to our understanding of the role comic book and cinematic villains play in the world and the ways various media affect their interpretation. Connecting the Clown Prince of Crime to bodies of thought as divergent as Karl Marx and Friedrich Nietzsche, contributors demonstrate the frightening ways in which we get the monsters we need.

The Joker

Author : Jean Malaquais
ISBN : UOM:39015004652718
Genre : Fiction
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Joker

Author : Ranulfo
ISBN : 9780062028372
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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It spits, snarls, screams, curses, and laughs at the world. It mocks leaders and followers. Restores our faith in love and security or drives us mad. Australian author Ranulfo has cracked open the story of Hamlet. This is what he's glued back together.

Batman Battles The Joker

Author : Laurie S. Sutton
ISBN : 9781481480130
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"It’s Halloween night in Gotham City, but Batman isn’t getting any treats. A crime spree has Batman on the trail of the city’s spookiest villains: Scarecrow, Clayface, Silver Banshee, and Solomon Grundy. They are all working for the Joker, who wants to unleash a computer virus and “digital laughter” that will give him control over all of Gotham City’s technology! Joining forces with the Green Arrow, Cyborg, Nightwing, and Red Robin, can Batman save Gotham City? Find out in this thrilling chapter book with full-color interior illustrations!" --

The Dark Knight Batman Fights The Joker Virus

Author : Scott Peterson
ISBN : 9781434265807
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The JOKER has created a nasty videogame virus, an electronic version of his JOKER VENOM. If BATMAN can't get gamers to put down their handheld gaming devices, JOKER will soon have an army of obedient JOKER-zombies at his command.

The Joker

Author : Harry Eiss
ISBN : 9781443894296
Genre : Philosophy
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To prepare for the role of the Joker, Heath Ledger locked himself in a London hotel room, trying to understand and become a character he saw as “an absolute sociopath, a cold-blooded, mass-murdering clown” who was not intimidated by anything and found all of life “a big joke.” In the end, Ledger’s obsession with his role contributed to his own death from drugs before The Dark Knight was released. The connections and irony are too close to ignore. The movie gives the world a curious twist on the roles of Batman and the Joker. It’s politically incorrect, and yet emotionally the Joker’s insanity becomes more endearing than Batman’s noble sacrifice. What is it? Why does this psychopath seem to have a sense of higher truths in his insanity? This is the role of the Joker or the Fool, a standard character in theatre, and a role consciously adopted by serious artists since the late 1800s. Just as Shakespeare’s Fool in King Lear used his riddles and puns and satire to reveal the truths the royal leaders of his world could not or refused to see, today’s artists are both revealing the darkness within the culture and offering a way out. Waiting for Godot has been proclaimed the greatest play of the twentieth century. But there are no great roles in it, no characters representing the equivalent of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Rather, the two main characters are closer to T. S. Eliot’s J. Alfred Prufrock, who says he cannot be a Hamlet, only, perhaps, Hamlet’s Fool. This book explores what has happened as Europe’s culture fragmented and the world lost its center. It explores a range of different arenas, from political and social and religious happenings to scientific and artistic expressions, in order to find the centers of the human condition and how the dark expressions of meaninglessness so commonly highlighted are more rites-of-passage than the final destination.

The Joker And Harley Quinn S Justice League Jailhouse

Author : Louise Simonson
ISBN : 9781496560032
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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With the financial help of Lex Luther, the Joker and Harley Quinn plan to trap the Justice League in a "jail" beneath Arkham Asylum, using Flash and the Huntress as bait--and Batman, Wonder Woman, and the rest of the heroes must rescue their friends, while avoiding the traps the Joker has set.

The Joker The Colossus

Author : Edgar Wallace
ISBN : 9786050448597
Genre : Fiction
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MR STRATFORD HARLOW was a gentleman with no particular call to hurry. By every standard he was a member of the leisured classes, and to his opportunities for lingering, he added the desire of one who was pertinently curious. The most commonplace phenomena interested Mr Harlow. He had all the requisite qualities of an observer; his enjoyment was without the handicap of sentimentality, a weakness which is fatal to accurate judgement...

The Joker

Author : Nicki Street
ISBN : 0822467321
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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As a joke, Mike pretends he understands the conversation of four Russian men on a bus, but instead of thinking it's funny, two of them pursue him firing guns.

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