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Understanding Disney
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Janet Wasko
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-07 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Since the 1930s the Walt Disney Company has produced characters, images, and stories which have captivated audiences around the world. How can we understand the appeal of Disney products? What is it about the Disney phenomenon that attracts so many children as well as adults? In this major new book,
The Brothers Grimm
Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: Jack Zipes
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12-06 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Highlights the lives and contributions of the Grimm brothers along with an interpretation of their fairy tales and a discussion of their legacy in Germany.
How Hollywood Works
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Janet Wasko
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-12-18 - Publisher: SAGE

This volume details the processes involved in turning raw materials and labour into feature films. Janet Wasko surveys and critiques the policies and structure of the current United States film industry, as well as its relationships to other media industries.
A History of Evil in Popular Culture: What Hannibal Lecter, Stephen King, and Vampires Reveal About America [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 825
Authors: Sharon Packer MD, Jody Pennington
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-15 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Evil isn't simply an abstract theological or philosophical talking point. In our society, the idea of evil feeds entertainment, manifests in all sorts of media, and is a root concept in our collective psyche. This accessible and appealing book examines what evil means to us. • Includes the insights of
Recasting the Disney Princess in an Era of New Media and Social Movements
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: Shearon Roberts
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-20 - Publisher: Lexington Books

In the late 2000s, the Walt Disney Company expanded, rebranded, and recast itself around “woke,” empowered entertainment. This new era revitalized its princess franchise, seeking to elevate its female characters into heroes who save the day. Recasting the Disney Princess in an Era of New Media and Social Movements analyzes