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The Innsmouth Heritage and Other Sequels

Author: Brian Stableford
Publsiher: Wildside Press LLC
Total Pages: 180
Release: 2012-04-16
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1434448916
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Eleven new tales of fantasy and horror based upon the classic originals by H. P. Lovecraft, Oscar Wilde, Hans Christian Andersen, Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Jules Verne, H. Rider Haggard, and Bram Stoker.

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Film Sequels

Author: Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Publsiher: Edinburgh University Press
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2012-02-20
Genre: Performing Arts
ISBN: 0748689478
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A study of sequel production within recent Hollywood and beyond in terms of its industrial, cultural and global implications.

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Author: Janet Husband
Publsiher: American Library Association
Total Pages: 782
Release: 2009
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 0838909671
Rating: 4.9/5 (71 downloads)

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A guide to series fiction lists popular series, identifies novels by character, and offers guidance on the order in which to read unnumbered series.

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The Sequels of Disease

Author: Sir Dyce Duckworth
Total Pages: 246
Release: 1896
Genre: Diseases
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Prequels, Coquels and Sequels in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction

Author: Armelle Parey
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2018-08-30
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 0429795882
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This book offers to delineate a key phenomenon in contemporary Anglophone fiction: novel expansion, when the plot and characters from a finished novel are retrieved to be developed in new adventures set before, after or during the narrative time of the source-text. If autographic and allographic sequels are almost as old as literature, prequels – that imagine the anteriority of a narrative – and coquels – that develop secondary characters in the same story time as the source-text – are more recent. The overall trend for novel expansion spread in the mid-1980s and 1990s and has since shown no sign of abating. This volume is organised following three types of relationships to the source-texts even if these occasionally combine to produce a more complex structure. This book comprises 11 essays, preceded by an introduction, that examine narrative strategies, aesthetic, ethical and political tendencies underlying these novel expansions. Following the overview provided in the introduction, the reader will find case studies of prequels, coquels and sequels before a final chapter that encompasses them all and more.

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Spinning Laughter: Profiles of 111 Proposed Comedy Spin-offs and Sequels that Never Became a Series

Author: Richard Irvin
Publsiher: BearManor Media
Total Pages:
Genre: Performing Arts
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The Andy Griffith Show begat Gomer Pyle: U.S.M.C. The Mary Tyler Moore Show spun-off Rhoda and Phyllis. An episode of All in the Family became Maude and another episode became The Jeffersons. You remember the successful spin-offs, but you may now know about the spin-offs that never were. Why did the characters of Fred and Ethel Mertz from I Love Lucy never star in their own spin-off? What animated spin-off pilot could be considered a forerunner of The Simpsons? Which situation comedy has had the greatest number of attempted spin-offs? Why did the idea of a Krusty the Clown spin-off from The Simpsons never become a series? What could have been the first gay family comedy? What was the live-action Monsignor Martinez pilot from the King of the Hill series all about? Discover rare summaries of treatments, scripts, and pilots along with comments from fifty writers, directors, producers, and actors involved with proposed spin-offs and sequels: actress Elinor Donahue remarks about the Father Knows Best reunion movies; actor Patrick Cassidy talks about his audition for The Nanny spin-off; former actress Sheila James describes why her character, Zelda from The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, never got her own series; Eddie Mekka from Laverne & Shirley comments on the Lenny & Squiggy in the Army spin-off. Richard Irvin is also the author of Forgotten Laughs: An Episode Guide to 150 Sitcoms You Probably Never Saw (Bear Manor Media).

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Motion Picture Series and Sequels

Author: Bernard A. Drew
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2013-12-04
Genre: Performing Arts
ISBN: 1317928946
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In 1989 alone, for example, there were some forty-five major motion pictures which were sequels or part of a series. The film series phenomenon crosses all genres and has been around since the silent film era. This reference guide, in alphabetical order, lists some 906 English Language motion pictures, from 1899 to 1990, when the book was initially published. A brief plot description is given for each series entry, followed by the individual film titles with corresponding years, directors and performers. Animated pictures, documentaries and concert films are not included but movies released direct to video are.

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Subversive Sequels in the Bible

Author: Judy Klitsner
Publsiher: The Toby Press/KorenPub
Total Pages: 261
Release: 2011
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 1592643396
Rating: 4.3/5 (96 downloads)

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In this remarkable exploration, Judy Klitsner deftly pairs biblical stories to show how a later text will often comment on, or even subvert an earlier one. Klitsner draws bold, surprising parallels between biblical passages, revealing previously unexcavated layers of meaning that will intrigue both novice and experienced readers of the Bible. Klitsner's original readings of familiar narratives illustrate the dynamic nature of biblical attitudes on issues of ongoing relevance to the modern human experience: the individual's relationship to God, gender relations, and the notion of the self.

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Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Film Sequels, Series and Remakes

Author: Kim R. Holston
Publsiher: McFarland
Total Pages: 374
Release: 2018-01-12
Genre: Performing Arts
ISBN: 1476629854
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Science fiction, fantasy and horror movies have spawned more sequels and remakes than any other film genre. Following Volume I, which covered 400 films made 1931-1995, Volume II analyzes 334 releases from 1996 through 2016. The traditional cinematic monsters are represented--Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolf Man, a new Mummy. A new wave of popular series inspired by comics and video games, as well as The Lord of the Rings trilogy, could never have been credibly produced without the advances in special effects technology. Audiences follow the exploits of superheroes like Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man and Thor, and such heroines as the vampire Selene, zombie killer Alice, dystopian rebels Katniss Everdeen and Imperator Furiosa, and Soviet spy turned American agent Black Widow. The continuing depredations of Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers are described. Pre-1996 movies that have since been remade are included. Entries features cast and credits, detailed synopsis, critics' reviews, and original analysis.

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Cycles, Sequels, Spin-offs, Remakes, and Reboots

Author: Amanda Ann Klein
Publsiher: University of Texas Press
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2016-03-15
Genre: Performing Arts
ISBN: 1477308172
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With sequels, prequels, remakes, spin-offs, or copies of successful films or franchises dominating film and television production, it sometimes seems as if Hollywood is incapable of making an original film or TV show. These textual pluralities or multiplicities—while loved by fans who flock to them in droves—tend to be dismissed by critics and scholars as markers of the death of high culture. Cycles, Sequels, Spin-offs, Remakes, and Reboots takes the opposite view, surveying a wide range of international media multiplicities for the first time to elucidate their importance for audiences, industrial practices, and popular culture. The essays in this volume offer a broad picture of the ways in which cinema and television have used multiplicities to streamline the production process, and to capitalize on and exploit viewer interest in previously successful and/or sensational story properties. An impressive lineup of established and emerging scholars talk seriously about forms of multiplicity that are rarely discussed as such, including direct-to-DVD films made in Nigeria, cross-cultural Japanese horror remakes, YouTube fan-generated trailer mash-ups, and 1970s animal revenge films. They show how considering the particular bonds that tie texts to one another allows us to understand more about the audiences for these texts and why they crave a version of the same story (or character or subject) over and over again. These findings demonstrate that, far from being lowbrow art, multiplicities are actually doing important cultural work that is very worthy of serious study.

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Jaws 2: The Making of the Hollywood Sequel

Author: Louis R. Pisano
Publsiher: BearManor Media
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2015-09-10
Genre: Performing Arts
Rating: 4./5 ( downloads)

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Just when filmmakers thought it was safe to make a sequel, director John D. Hancock ran into huge difficulties making Jaws 2 (1978), a thriller film and the first sequel to Steven Spielberg's Jaws (1975). Until now, the full story of the sea of troubles during the making of the film has never been told. Authors Louis R. Pisano and Michael A. Smith fished from the original cast and crew the full no-holds-barred story from their behind the scenes experiences, a tale as action packed and occasionally as bloody as the film. Based on Peter Benchley's original Jaws novel, Jaws 2 starred Roy Scheider as a police chief dealing with another great white shark terrorizing the waters of a resort. The original director, John D. Hancock, proved unable to handle the action film and was replaced by Jeannot Szwarc. Actor Roy Scheider, who only made the film to end a contractual issue with Universal, was also unhappy during production and had several heated exchanges with Szwarc. Follow the entire fascinating production of the unforgettable film from concept to the impact the film made on Hollywood after Jaws 2 achieved a spot on Variety's list of Top 10 box office hits. About the authors: Louis R. Pisano is the director of the very popular series of “JawsFEST” fan DVDs. Michael A. Smith is the co-founder of and is a long-serving officer of the Kansas City Film Critics Circle. Jaws 2 The Making of the Hollywood Sequel is their first book. Includes Footnotes and illustrated with more than 200 rare behind-the-scenes photos taken by the cast and crew.

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Snakes' Legs

Author: Martin W. Huang
Publsiher: University of Hawaii Press
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2004-09-30
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9780824828127
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Snakes' Legs examines sequels (xushu), a common but long-neglected literary phenomenon in traditional China. What prompted writers to produce sequels despite their poor reputation as a genre? What motivated readers to read them? How should we characterize the nature of the relationship between sequels and rewritings? Contributors to this volume illuminate these and other questions, and the collection as a whole offers a comprehensive consideration of this vigorous genre while suggesting fascinating new directions for research. Xushu as a discursive practice reinforces the paradox that innovation is impossible without imitation. It presents us with fertile ground for studying the intricate ties that bind the writer and reader of traditional Chinese fiction: the writer of xushu is always self-consciously assuming the dual role of author and reader and in the writing process must consider both the work in progress as well as its precursor(s). Snakes' Legs contains detailed discussions of some representative xushu works from the late Ming and Qing periods, many of which have received little scholarly attention. It will shed light on the development of Chinese fiction and the various textual practices in traditional China as well as account for the genre’s continuing vitality in modern times. Contributors: Robert E. Hegel, Siao-chen Hu, Martin W. Huang, Keith McMahon, Qiancheng Li, Ying Wang, Ellen Widmer, Laura H. Wu, Shuhui Yang.

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The Storytelling Edge

Author: Shane Snow
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2018-01-11
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 1119483409
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The Lancet

Total Pages: 1022
Release: 1896
Genre: Medicine
Rating: 4./5 ( downloads)

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Competitive problems in the drug industry

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Monopoly and Anticompetitive Activities
Total Pages: 940
Release: 1967
Rating: 4./5 ( downloads)

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