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Appignanesi, Richard

Overview
Works: 347 works in 1,839 publications in 18 languages and 36,815 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  History  Caricatures and cartoons  Biography  Comics (Graphic works)  Popular works  Biographies  Miscellanea  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Translator, Author of introduction, Redactor, ed, Contributor, Adapter, Transcriber
Classifications: PN6737.A66, 741.5941
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Most widely held works by Richard Appignanesi
Postmodernism for beginners by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

90 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,518 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'."--Jacket
Freud for beginners by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

85 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 14 languages and held by 1,308 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
Romeo and Juliet by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In graphic novel format, presents an adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tale about two star-crossed lovers
Introducing Sartre by Philip Thody( )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducing Sartre explains the basic ideas that inspired his existential world view, and pays particular attention to his idea of freedom. It also explores his lifelong support of Marxist politics, with which his philosophy was closely linked
Introducing Foucault by Chris Horrocks( )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 854 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
Hamlet by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 716 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( )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 670 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."--Jacket
A midsummer night's dream by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 611 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
Kafka by David Zane Mairowitz( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Kafka was described as living behind a 'glass wall', writing bizarre fantasy, tainted with hilarity and self-abasement, he brought to this an almost unbearably expanded consciousness, creating a unique literary language in which to hide. This book, helping us to see beyond the cliche 'Kafkaesque', is illustrated by legendary underground artist Robert Crumb
Introducing consciousness by David Papineau( )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 590 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 by J. P McEvoy( Book )

20 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
Julius Caesar by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Arabic and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells, in comic book format, Shakespeare's play about political intrigue, personal betrayal, and the aftermath of a brutal assassination
Lenin for beginners by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and Dutch and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beeldverhaal over het leven van de Russische staatsman (1870-1924)
Introducing cultural studies by Ziauddin Sardar( Book )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and cartoon illustrations introduce the fundamentals of cultural studies, defining the field of study and discussing some of the topics it encompasses, including feminism, ethnicity, and the development of technology
Stephen Hawking for beginners by J. P McEvoy( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A graphic introduction to Hawking's work, ranging from Einstein's Theory of Relativity to Black Holes and the Big Bang. It also explains Hawking's research into Quantum Gravity, which could emerge as a Theory of Everything
Introducing Plato by Dave Robinson( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains through cartoon illustrations the beliefs of Plato and his influence on thought since his age
Introducing Bertrand Russell by Dave Robinson( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and cartoons describe the accomplishments, political views, and religious beliefs of philosopher Bertrand Russell, discussing his logic theories and the many contradictions that shaped his life
Introducing philosophy by Dave Robinson( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and brief text combine to present an overview of the thinking of significant philosophers of the Western world, from Heraclitus to Derrida
Introducing romanticism by Duncan Heath( )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 484 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
The tempest by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 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"--Page 4 of cover
 
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Appignanesi

Appignanesi, Richard

Appigunanessei, Richādo

Richard Appignanesi Canadees romanschrijver

Richard Appignanesi editor

Аппигнанези, Р.

아피냐네시, 리차드 1940-

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

アピニヤネジ, R.

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Freud for beginnersRomeo and JulietIntroducing SartreIntroducing FoucaultHamletIntroducing WittgensteinA midsummer night's dreamKafka