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Neil Gaiman / editor, Joseph Michael Sommers.


Provides an introduction to Neil Gaiman and the critical discussions surrounding his work.

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  • ISBN: 9781682172605
  • ISBN: 1682172600
  • Physical Description: xxxvi, 245 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Ipswich, MA : EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Salem Press.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
On matters of dreaming, world building, and finding Neil Gaiman's magic / Joseph Michael Sommers -- Biographical sketch of Neil Gaiman / Justin Wigard -- "We have an obligation to imagine": a critical reception of the work of Neil Gaiman / Kyle Eveleth and Justin Wigard -- Embodied in name alone: Nobody Owens and the metonymic estrangement from the living and the dead in Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book / Joseph Michael Sommers -- In the shadow of Balder: breaking the cycle of Ragnarok in American Gods / Kristin Bovaird-Abbo -- Opening the door, crossing the wall: (re) mediation and women's roles in Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere and Stardust /Julie Perino -- Guilty pleasures: Neil Gaiman's books for children for adults / Annette Wannamaker -- Reimagining the cautionary tale: collage in Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean's The Wolves in the Walls / Krystal Howard -- "What is she?": Neil Gaiman's intertextual conversation on female artistry in Coraline and The Ocean at the End of the Lane / Marlyn Thomas -- "Of viewpoints, of images, of memories and puns and lost hopes": polyphony and narrative braiding in The Sandman: World's End / Kyle Eveleth -- Going postmodern Gothic: Neil Gaiman's feminist fairy tales / Jill Coste -- "Everybody's here": radical reflexivity in the metafiction of The Sandman / Orion Ussner Kidder -- The apocalypse and other silly bits: Good Omens, collaboration, and authorial one-upmanship / Laura Nicosia -- Spoilers, sweetie: a madman and his monsters: Neil Gaiman's "The Doctor's Wife" / Kelly J. MurPhy -- Crafting advocacy through intimacy and empathy: a rhetorical analysis of The Reading Agency Lecture / Kristin McIlhagga.
Target Audience Note:
Subject: Gaiman, Neil > Criticism and interpretation.
English fiction > 20th century > History and criticism.
English fiction > 21st century > History and criticism.

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