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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Encyclopedia

Author : Nancy Holder
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A comprehensive, authorized compendium of all things Buffy the Vampire Slayer, published in celebration of the revered show’s twentieth anniversary. From its debut in 1997, Buffy the Vampire Slayer became a cult hit with legions of devoted viewers and propelled the show’s creator Joss Whedon to stardom. Now, fans can discover Buffy’s world fully with this full-color A-to-Z encyclopedia that catalogs, explains, and cross-reference every detail of the Buffyverse, from characters, locations, and weapons to episodes, demons, and recurring gags. Packed with content from the television show, The Buffy the Vampire Slayer Encyclopedia is the first companion book that also includes key facts from the official canon comics and its spin-off show Angel—making this comprehensive volume the only truly complete guide to the entire Buffyverse. Lavishly produced and written by Buffy experts, The Buffy the Vampire Slayer Encyclopedia is the authoritative source for fans, allowing them to indulge in the intricacies and nuances of the series as never before. With color stills and photography throughout, an eerie cover with special effects, and an incredible design that reflects the show’s aesthetics, this fully authorized companion is a must-have for all Buffy enthusiasts. Buffy the Vampire Slayer TM & © 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

The Buffyverse Catalog

Author : Don Macnaughtan
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This bibliographic guide covers the “Buffyverse”—the fictional worlds of the acclaimed television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) and its spinoff Angel (1999–2004), as well as the original Buffy feature film of 1992. It is the largest and most inclusive work of its kind. The author organizes and describes both the original texts of the Buffyverse (episodes, DVDs, novels, comic books, games, and more) and the secondary materials created about the shows, including books, essays, articles, documentaries, dissertations, fan production and websites. This vast and diverse collection of information about these two seminal shows and their feature-film forebear provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive survey of the subject.

The Whedonverse Catalog

Author : Don Macnaughtan
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Director, producer and screenwriter Joss Whedon is a creative force in film, television, comic books and a host of other media. This book provides an authoritative survey of all of Whedon's work, ranging from his earliest scriptwriting on Roseanne, through his many movie and TV undertakings--Toy Story, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly/Serenity, Dr. Horrible, The Cabin in the Woods, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.--to his forays into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The book covers both the original texts of the Whedonverse and the many secondary works focusing on Whedon's projects, including about 2000 books, essays, articles, documentaries and dissertations.

Girl Culture An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author : Claudia Mitchell
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Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia investigates the increasingly complex relationships, struggles, obsessions, and idols of American tween and teen girls who are growing up faster today than ever before. Comprehensive in its coverage of the twenty and twenty-first century trendsetters, fashion, literature, film, in-group rituals and hot-button issues that shape-and are shaped by-girl culture, this two-volume resource offers a wealth of information to help students, educators, and interested readers better understand the ongoing interplay between girls and mainstream culture.

The Encyclopedia of Vampires Werewolves and Other Monsters

Author : Rosemary Guiley
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Monsters and shape-shifters have always held a special fascination in mythologies, legends, and folklore the world over. From ancient customs to famous cases of beasts and vampires and their reflections in popular culture, 600 entries provide definitions, explanations, and lists of suggested further reading.

Encyclopedia of the Vampire The Living Dead in Myth Legend and Popular Culture

Author : S. T. Joshi
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An exhaustive work covering the full range of topics relating to vampires, including literature, film and television, and folklore. • Nearly 240 A–Z entries on all aspects of vampirism • Photographs and illustrations of vampire films, television shows, and other matters relating to vampires • Brief bibliographies referring the reader to secondary sources on individual entries • A general bibliography of scholarship on vampires

Bowker s Guide to Characters in Fiction

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The Vampire Book

Author : J. Gordon Melton
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Explores the myth, lore, and representation in popular culture of vampires and vampire legends from around the globe

Women of Science Fiction and Fantasy Television

Author : Karen A. Romanko
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Samantha Stephens in Bewitched. Lieutenant Uhura on Star Trek. Wonder Woman, Xena, Warrior Princess, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and many more. Television's women of science fiction and fantasy are iconic and unforgettable yet there hasn't been a reference book devoted to them until now. Covering 400 female characters from 200 series since the 1950s, this encyclopedic work celebrates the essential contributions of women to science fiction and fantasy TV, with characters who run the gamut from superheroes, extraterrestrials and time travelers to witches, vampires and mere mortals who deal with the fantastic in their daily lives.

The Vampire Encyclopedia

Author : Matthew Bunson
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A reference source on vampires, with over 2,000 entries. This single-volume covers vampires in art, literature, film and television.

Encyclopedia of Spirits

Author : Judika Illes
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Enter the World of Spirits! The Encyclopedia of Spirits is a comprehensive and entertaining A to Z of spirits from around this world and the next. Within these pages meet love goddesses and disease demons, guardians of children and guardians of cadavers. Discover Celtic goddesses and goddesses of the Kabbalah, female Buddhas, African Powers, Dragon Ladies, White Ladies, Black Madonnas, the Green Man, the Green Fairy, lots and lots of ghosts, djinn, mermaids, fairies, and more. From the beneficent to the mischievous, working with these spirits can bring good fortune, lasting love, health, fertility, revenge, and relief. Discover: The true identities of over one thousand spirits (as well as their likes and dislikes) How to communicate with specific spirits for your own benefit How to recognize these spirits when they manifest themselves The mythological and historical events associated with specific spirits The colors, days, numbers, and astrological signs associated with specific spirits The Encyclopedia of Spirits also provides an overview of the role of spirit communication throughout history and a general guide to working with spirits. No matter what your life's problems or desires, this book can guide you to the right spirits who can help fulfill your dreams. For the spiritual adept, the amateur, or the simply curious, the Encyclopedia of Spirits will inform, inspire, and delight.

Encyclopedia of language linguistics

Author : E. K. Brown
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Encyclopedia of Television Shows 1925 Through 2007 A E

Author : Vincent Terrace
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"This work represents decades of research and television's entire history. While documentation regarding cast and personnel is now often found online, descriptions of the shows from authoritative sources are still not widely available. Terrace fills that gap with this work, which covers more than 9,350 shows and constitutes the most comprehensive documentation of TV series ever published"--Provided by publisher.

Encyclopedia of African American Actresses in Film and Television

Author : Bob McCann
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"This encyclopedia provides 360 biographical entries on African American film and television actresses, from Academy Award and NAACP Image Award winners to B-film and blaxpoitation era divas. Each entry is accompanied by a filmography of credits. The book

The Element Encyclopedia of Magical Creatures The Ultimate A Z of Fantastic Beings from Myth and Magic

Author : John Matthews
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From unicorns and trolls to werewolves and griffins, this comprehensive guide is the key to discovering every magical creature from myth, folklore and legend around the world.

Encyclopedia of Women s Folklore and Folklife A L

Author : Liz Locke
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Topics covered include: Abortion; Banshee; Barbie Doll; Best Friend; Cinderella; Courtship; Cowgirl; Cyber culture; Erotic Folklore; Folk Photography; Glass Ceiling; Hair; Hip Hop Culture/Rap; Lesbian and Queer Studies; Marriage; Menstruation; Muslim Women's Folklore; Photocopy Lore; Quilt making; and many more. In addition, there are entries on women's folklore and folklife in 15 regions of the world, such as the Caribbean, Central Asia, the Middle East, and Western Europe. Entries provide cross-references and cite works for further reading, and the encyclopedia closes with a selected bibliography of print and electronic resources. Students learning about history, world cultures, religion and spirituality, healing and traditional medicine, and literature will welcome this companion to the daily life of women across time and continents. FEATURES AND BENEFITS: 4 substantial overview essays survey the present state of scholarship on women's folklore and folklife around the world.

Lgbt Encyclopedia of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender History in America Race to Zulma appendix index

Author : Marc Stein
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Online version of the 3-vol. work published by Gale providing a comprehensive survey of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film Criticism Idelogy

Author : Barry Keith Grant
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This reference source covers all aspects of the cinema, including film history, production, national cinemas, genre theory and criticism, and cultural contexts.

The Unauthorized Jackie Chan Encyclopedia

Author : John Corcoran
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The first authoritative, A-to-Z guide to today's #1 international media iconThe "Clown Prince" of martial arts and the world's top-grossing movie star, Jackie Chan has been delighting audiences with his two-fisted, high-velocity action comedies for more than three decades. The Unauthorized Jackie Chan Encyclopedia offers you and millions of other fans a first comprehensive look at everything Jackie. This lively and informative A-to-Z reference was carefully researched by martial arts expert John Corcoran and features photographs of Jackie Chan taken throughout his career.

The Encyclopedia of TV Pets

Author : Ken Beck
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The Encyclopedia of TV Pets is an entertaining and comprehensivejourney into the lives of the world's most famous television animal stars. Allcreatures great and small, from kangaroos, sea lions, simians, and horses toelephants, dogs, lions, cats, and bears are here and pictured in nearly 200photographs. More than 100 TV series are represented along with the biographies andtrue-life stories of such memorable animals as Lassie, Mr. Ed, Gentle Ben,Wishbone, Flipper, Trigger, Arnold the Pig, Murray, Morris, Silver, J. FredMuggs, Spuds McKenzie, Nunzio, Clarence the Cross-eyed Lion and Judy the Chimp,Benji, Morty the Moose, Marcel the Monkey, Salem from Sabrina, Fred theCockatoo, Flicka, Fury, Lancelot Link, Tramp, Comet, Skippy the Kangaroo, RinTin Tin, Cheetah, London, C.J. the Orangutan, Eddie from Frasier, andeven the Taco Bell® Chihuahua! The Encyclopedia of TV Pets is an amazing menagerie of facts andtales, many never before told to television fans. Owners, trainers, and thehuman actors who worked with the animals have told stories in exclusiveinterviews. What were the animals' real names? What were their favorite treats?Who trained them to do the incredible feats you see on TV? It's all here andmore in The Encyclopedia of TV Pets, a book that animal lovers will keephandy alongside their remote control.