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Author: Anat Zanger
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: carmen, ripley, disguise, ritual, remakes, film
Number of Pages: 172
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9053567844
ISBN-13: 9789053567845

The first full-length history of the remake in cinema, Film Remakes as Ritual and Disguise is also the first book to explore how and why these stories are told. Anat Zanger focuses on contemporary retellings of three particular tales—Joan of Arc, Carmen, and Psycho—to reveal what she calls the remake’s “rituals of disguise.” Joan of Arc, Zanger demonstrates, later appears as the tough, androgynous Ripley in the blockbuster Alien series and the God-ridden Bess in Lars Von Trier’s Breaking the Waves. Ultimately, these remake chains offer evidence of the archetypes of our own age, cu

Author: Maximillian E. Novak
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: disguise, literature, english
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 1982
ISBN-10: 0520046285
ISBN-13: 9780520046283

Author: Michael T. Leibig
Publisher: Creekside Press
Keywords: disguise, traveling, leibig, mike
Number of Pages: 130
Published: 2003-07-01
ISBN-10: 0962583146
ISBN-13: 9780962583148

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Classic Books Company
Keywords: lost, labour, love
Number of Pages: 424
Published: 2001-04
ISBN-10: 0742652955
ISBN-13: 9780742652958

In this charming comedy of manners, a well-intentioned king vows to forego all fleshly delights, setting the stage for romantic hijinks. The customary Shakespearean comic elements -- lovers in disguise, a witty clown, and sparkling repartee -- make it a joy for all.

Author: Tariq Mehmood
Publisher: Satchel
Keywords: brother
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2006-12-07
ISBN-10: 0955253934
ISBN-13: 9780955253935

Half Brother is a disabled boy who is teased by his arrogant brothers. One day their exasperated father orders them all into the jungle to fend for themselves. They get lost and end up being enticed into a house by a kind old lady. Six of the brothers scoff the food provided by the old lady and fall asleep, but Half Brother stays awake, suspecting that she is really a demon in disguise. Unique among folktales, Half Brother is the only disabled folk hero. He is at once beautiful and brave. What he lacks in physical strength he makes up for in intelligence and wit.

Author: Heidi Charissa Schmidt
Publisher: Illumination Arts Pub. Co.
Keywords: murkles
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2004-09-01
ISBN-10: 0970190778
ISBN-13: 9780970190772

Each spring, the people of Summerville gather to prevent the dreaded Murkles from entering their village. Unfortunately, this year there are more of the strange, smelly creatures than ever. When Juliana allows one little Murkle to waddle into town, she witnesses something truly amazing. She now knows exactly what to do, but will the mayor listen? So begins this story of a young girl who helps the people understand that their Murkle problem ?and others that soon follow ? are actually blessings in disguise. Mary Gregg Byrne's playful illustrations add whimsy to Heidi Schmidt's imaginative tale o

Author: Jerome K. Jerome
Publisher: Arc Manor LLC
Keywords: pilgrimage, diary
Number of Pages: 133
Published: 2009-02-02
ISBN-10: 1604506318
ISBN-13: 9781604506310

Jerome K. Jerome was born in 1859. He was an English humorist best known for his travelogue Three Men in A Boat. Jerome begins this humorous story with these words in the preface. "This is a sensible book. I want you to understand that. This is a book to improve your mind. In this book I tell you all about Germany--at all events, all I know about Germany--and the Ober-Ammergau Passion Play. I also tell you about other things. I do not tell you all I know about all these other things, because I do not want to swamp you with knowledge. I wish to lead you gradually. When you have learnt this book
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