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Tevye's Daughters: No Laughing Matter
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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The Crawley sisters of Downton Abbey? The Bennet sisters of Pride & Prejudice? The daughters born to Zelophehad? Why mention any of these women in the same breath as the beloved characters in the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof? What is tradition? Who makes the matches? These questions are just as important now as when Tevye’s Daughters made their debut in 1964, maybe even more so.
Doctor Who - The What, Where, and How: A Fannish Guide to the TARDIS-Sized Pop Culture Jam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
All the clever references to pop culture and science fiction canon in the new Doctor Who--a big treat for fans the world over.
Joss Whedon’s Names The Deeper Meanings behind Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers, Doctor Horrible, In Your Eyes, Comics and More
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With Whedon’s superhero names, goddess names, flower names, saint’s names, and dozens of British names, he’s filling his world with references from Shakespeare to manga, delighting fans who look closer. Examining Whedon’s naming through his five shows, plus his movie scripts and dozens of comics, reveals fascinating patterns for his dedicated followers.
History, Homages and the Highlands: An Outlander Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With oodles of steamy romance, paranormal time travel, adventure, and much more, Outlander is sweeping the nation. Discover the facts behind it: from kilts and bagpipes to selkies and the fair folk. Bonnie Prince Charlie, Doctor Who, folklore, fantasy, customs, cities, festivals, and much more.
Sherlock: Every Canon Reference You May Have Missed in BBC's Series 1-3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Within this book are all the references, with quotes from the actors and creators, notes from John and Sherlock’s blogs, and loads of symbolism. With character bios and notes on all the unseen cases, this book bursts with references for Sherlock’s fans, those who know the century of lore and those who are yet to begin it.
Katniss the Cattail: An Unauthorized Guide to Names and Symbols in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Literary Criticism & Collections
Who was Cinna? What do the hawthorn and primrose symbolize? Or President Snow’s roses and Peeta’s bread? What about Katniss’s last name? Bringing details from myths, herbal guides, military histories, and the classics, English professor and award-winning pop culture author Valerie Estelle Frankel sheds light on the deeper meanings behind Panem’s heroes and villains in this hottest of YA trilogies.
The Horror Crossover Encyclopedia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 187,030. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by 18thWall Productions. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
This book is dedicated to revealing the myriad easter-eggs and hints that tie together modern horror and prove the universe to be nothing more than a thing of fright. The Horror Crossover Encyclopedia is a reference guide of fictional crossovers within the horror genre, using a “six degrees” methodology.
What Made the Golden Age Shine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Thirty something old time radio podcaster Adam Graham explains what's so special about the golden age of radio, television, and film.