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Appignanesi, Richard

Works: 272 works in 1,338 publications in 13 languages and 36,021 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Fiction  History  Caricatures and cartoons  Juvenile works  Popular works  Miscellanea  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Creator, Other, Translator, ed, Transcriber, Adapter
Classifications: PR2833.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Richard Appignanesi
Freud for beginners by Richard Appignanesi ( Book )
61 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 13 languages and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freud revolutionised the way we think about ourselves. This book demystifies the facts of Freud's discovery of psychoanalysis and explores the story of his life and work
Postmodernism for beginners by Richard Appignanesi ( Book )
57 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What is postmodernism? Here at last is a long overdue graphic study guide to the maddeningly enigmatic concept used to define our cultural condition in the late twentieth century." "Postmodernism claims that "modernity" which began with 'the Enlightenment', industrialism, Darwin and Marx, has collapsed. We now live in an endlessly 'contemporary culture' full of contested meanings. The resulting postmodern culture embodies parody, pastiche and cultural cross-over. It is a virtual world of hyperreality containing such strange phenomena as post-Holocaust amnesia, Disneyland, cyberspace, and Fukuyama's proclaimed 'end of history'."--BOOK JACKET
Introducing Sartre by Philip Malcolm Waller Thody ( )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and cartoon illustrations discuss the life of Jean-Paul Sartre, how his life influenced his philosophical ideas and beliefs, and his role in the national liberation of the Third World
Romeo and Juliet by Richard Appignanesi ( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In graphic novel format, presents an adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tale about two star-crossed lovers
Hamlet by Richard Appignanesi ( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year is 2107. Global climate change has devastated the earth. This is now a cyberworld in constant dread of war. Prince Hamlet of Denmark has come home to face an uncertain future
Introducing Wittgenstein by John M Heaton ( )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ludwig Wittgenstein has captured the popular imagination as the modern Socrates, the fascinating master of enigmatic reasoning who, with his icy logic, convinced Bertrand Russell that there was a hippo in the room. He is an icon of modernism, but what did he really say?" "In Introducing Wittgenstein we meet a strange man, a rigorous logician who prized poetry above philosophy, who inherited a fortune and gave it away, who sought death in the trenches of the First World War, a great teacher who advised his students to give up philosophy, a solitary man who nonetheless inspired lifelong friendships. We are also given a clear and accessible guide to Wittgenstein's central work, the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, a glacier of logic, and his later, friendlier Philosophical Investigations. Here is an accessible introduction for anyone baffled by the complexity or intrigued by the reputation of this great 20th-century philosopher."--BOOK JACKET
Lenin for beginners by Richard Appignanesi ( Book )
32 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Esquisse biographique sous forme de bandes dessinées. L'histoire du personnage et de l'époque est intimement liée. L'ouvrage montre bien comment, après maintes péripéties, la pensée de Lénine parvint à s'imposer
Introducing Foucault by Chris Horrocks ( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an account, in graphic novel form, of Foucault's life and his philosophies on the concepts of power, authorship, transgression, and sex, and discusses how his ideas have influenced modern society
Introducing Plato by Dave Robinson ( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains through cartoon illustrations the beliefs of Plato and his influence on thought since his age
Introducing consciousness by David Papineau ( )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern science may have split the atom and solved the mystery of life, but it has yet to explain the source of conscious feelings. Eminent thinkers from many areas of science are turning to this problem, and a wide range of theories are currently on offer. Yet sceptics doubt whether consciousness can be tamed by conventional science, or even can be understood at all. Introducing Consciousness provides a comprehensive guide to the current state of consciousness studies. It starts with the history of the philosophical relation between mind and matter, and proceeds to scientific attempts to exp
Introducing quantum theory : [a graphic guide] by J. P McEvoy ( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quantum theory confronts us with bizarre paradoxes which contradict the logic of classical physics. At the subatomic level, one particle seems to know what the others are doing, and according to Heisenberg's "uncertainty principle", there is a limit on how accurately nature can be observed. And yet the theory is amazingly accurate and widely applied, explaining all of chemistry and most of physics. "Introducing Quantum Theory" takes us on a step-by-step tour with the key figures, including Planck, Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg and Schrodinger. Each contributed at least one crucial concept to the theory. The puzzle of the wave-particle duality is here, along with descriptions of the two questions raised against Bohr's "Copenhagen Interpretation" - the famous "dead and alive cat" and the EPR paradox. Both remain unresolved
A midsummer night's dream by Richard Appignanesi ( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In one of Shakespeare's funniest, most enduring stories, meddling fairies create unexpected love triangles among a group of teenagers. It's the perfect introduction to Shakespeare's work for reluctant readers and manga fans alike
Julius Caesar by Richard Appignanesi ( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells, in comic book format, Shakespeare's play about political intrigue, personal betrayal, and the aftermath of a brutal assassination
Stephen Hawking for beginners by J. P McEvoy ( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Stephen Hawking is the best-known theoretical physicist alive today but few people outside his field know what he has done. To the public at large he is a legendary figure of tragic dimensions - a brilliant scientist and author of the phenomenal bestseller, A Brief History of Time - and yet confined to a wheelchair, unable to speak or write." "Hawking has mastered the two great theories of physics from this century, Einstein's General Theory of Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. He has made breath-taking discoveries about where these theories break down or overlap, such as the edge of a Black Hole or the Big Bang origin of the Universe. Here is the perfect beginner's guide to Hawking's work including his present research into Quantum Gravity."--BOOK JACKET
Introducing romanticism by Duncan Heath ( )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an overview of the many interlocking strands of Romanticism, focusing on the leading figures in Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Russia and America
Introducing cultural studies by Ziauddin Sardar ( Book )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the essential concepts in this area of study from Gramsci to Raymond Williams, postcolonial discourse to the politics of diaspora, feminism to queer theory, technoculture and the media to globalization
Introducing Descartes by Dave Robinson ( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and cartoon illustrations discuss the major theories and beliefs of the philosophy of Descartes, the different questions he asked himself in order to develop his theories, and his major contributions to science, math, and philosophy
Introducing ethics by Dave Robinson ( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Confronts current ethical dilemmas and traces the arguments of the great moral thinkers, including Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes and Kant, as well as postmodern critics
Introducing psychology by Nigel C Benson ( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the history of psychology; describes the main schools of thought; and introduces such key figures as Freud, Skinner, and Piaget
The tempest by William Shakespeare ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Miranda and her father, Prospero, have been living on an isolated island for twelve years. When the survivors of a shipwreck land on the island (thanks to Prospero's magical machinations), they're drawn into a web of coincidences, love at first sight, and old revenges that only Prospero's forgiveness--and some otherworldly assistance--can remedy"--P. [4] of cover
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A. 1940-....
Аппигнанези, Р.
アッピグナネッセイ, リチャード
アピニャネジ, リチャード
English (317)
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