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In this thoughtful, witty look at the acclaimed "Buffy" spin-off, five science fiction and fantasy writers discuss their favorite vampire.
Author: Glenn Yeffeth
Can Fluffy the three-headed dog be explained by advances in molecular biology? Could the discovery of cosmic "gravity-shielding effects" unlock the secret to the Nimbus 2000 broomstick's ability to fly? Is the griffin re...
Author: Roger Highfield
Reality is a lie invented by a technocratic enemy who has written history to it's liking. The truth is magic'ae the universe can be crafted with a simple working of your will. Mages have taught this truth throughout the ...
Author: Stewart Wieck
An in-depth look at the philosophical issues behind HBO's "Game of Thrones" television series and the books that inspired itGeorge R.R. Martin's "New York Times" bestselling epic fantasy book series, A Song of Ice and Fi...
Author: Henry Jacoby
Subtitled "Fantasy, Faerie, and Folklore in the Literature of Childhood," this small book of essays was first my position papers for the EdD I never quite got. Originally published in hardcover by Philomel and then broug...
Author: Jane Yolen
Can power be wielded for good, or must it always corrupt? Does technology destroy the truly human? Is beer essential to the good life? The Lord of the Rings raises many such searching questions, and this book attempts so...
Author: Gregory Bassham
Harry Potter. The name conjures up J.K. Rowling's wondrous world of magic that has captured the imaginations of millions on both the printed page and the silver screen with bestselling novels and blockbuster fil...
Author: John Granger
For over half a century, scholars have laboured to show that C. S. Lewis's famed but apparently disorganised Chronicles of Narnia have an underlying symbolic coherence, pointing to such possible unifying themes as the se...
Author: Michael Ward
H.P. Lovecraft (1890-1937), the most important American supernaturalist since Poe, has had an incalculable influence on all the horror-story writing of recent decades. Altho his supernatural fiction has been enjoying an ...
Author: H.P. Lovecraft
This study argues against vague interpretations of fantasy as mere escapism and seeks to define it as a distinct kind of narrative. A general theoretical section introduces recent work on fantasy, notably Tzventan Todoro...
In the sixth volume of manga visionary Osamu Tezuka's Buddha, the devil Mara possesses the bandit Ananda, half-brother of Devadatta, in an effort to eliminate the Buddha. A ruthless killer who is impervious to p...
Author: Osamu Tezuka
Theologians, psychologists, academics, feminists, and fantasists offer humor, insight, and fresh perspectives on the enchanting and beloved Chronicles of Narnia series. Such contributors as fantasists Sarah Zettel and La...
Author: Shanna Caughey
Of course that monster hiding under your bed when you were little didn't really exist. Vampires, werewolves, zombies, demons--they're simply figments of our imagination, right? After all, their existence has never been s...
Joss Whedon--creator of the wildly popular Buffy the Vampire Slayer; its spin-off, Angel; the short-lived series Firefly; and the feature film it inspired, Serenity--takes a seat on th...
Author: Joy Davidson
A lot has happened since Finding Serenity. We learned River's secret; Mal took on the Alliance. Our favorite crew became Big Damn Heroes. And the Browncoats proved that hard work, passion and a little fan coordination ca...
Author: Jane Espenson
Logic to the Rescue is designed to teach kids science and critical thinking. A combination of fiction and non-fiction, it weaves examples of logical fallacies into a fictional sword-and-sorcery fantasy. Simple examples f...
Author: Kris Langman
THE PHILOSOPHY OF TOLKIEN Peter Kreeft While nothing can equal or replace the adventure in reading Tolkien's masterwork, The Lord of the Rings, Peter Kreeft says that the journey into its underlying philosophy can be ano...
Author: Peter Kreeft
An unauthorized look behind one of the greatest video game franchises of all time, "Final Fantasy"The "Final Fantasy" universe is packed with compelling characters and incredible storylines. In this book, you'll take a f...
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Author: Alice Henderson