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Appignanesi, Richard

Works: 441 works in 2,212 publications in 12 languages and 36,341 library holdings
Genres: Comics (Graphic works)  Graphic novels  History  Caricatures and cartoons  Biographies  Fiction  Young adult works  Popular works  Trivia and miscellanea  Comedy plays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Translator, ed, Author of introduction, Redactor, Conceptor, Transcriber, Adapter
Classifications: PN6737.A66, 741.5941
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Appignanesi
Freud for beginners by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

60 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 10 languages and held by 1,181 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
Introducing postmodernism by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

85 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,149 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'
Introducing Foucault by Chris Horrocks( Book )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 915 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
Romeo and Juliet by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 882 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( )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 844 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
Hamlet by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Arabic and held by 699 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
Lenin for beginners by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lenin's career is depicted in this book, from his provincial origins to his role as architect of the October Revolution. His ideas, his genius for underground organization and strategies for agitation are explained. This book aims to make the history of th
Kafka by David Zane Mairowitz( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mairowitz's text and Crumb's graphic novel-style illustration help the reader understand Kafka's life and thinking and the phrase "Kafkaesque."
A midsummer night's dream by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 616 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
Introducing quantum theory by J. P McEvoy( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How does quantum theory explain all of the chemistry and most of physics? Why does this theory upset common sense? At the sub-atomic level, one particle seems to know what others are doing, so-called non-locality, and there is a limit on how accurately nature can be observed, says Heisenberg's uncertainty principle. Yet the theory is amazingly accurate and widely applied." "Introducing Quantum Theory takes us on a step-by-step tour with the key players - Planck, Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, Schrodinger and others. Each contributed at least one crucial concept to the theory. The puzzle of the wave-particle duality is here along with description of the two questions raised against Bohr's Copenhagen Interpretation ... the famous "dead and alive cat" and the EPR paradox. Both remain unresolved at the end of the 20th century."--Jacket
Introducing consciousness by David Papineau( )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 544 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
Julius Caesar by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Arabic and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells, in comic book format, Shakespeare's play about political intrigue, personal betrayal, and the aftermath of a brutal assassination
Introducing semiotics by Paul Cobley( Book )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Introducing Semiotics outlines the development of sign study from its classical precursors to contemporary post-structuralism. Through Paul Cobley's incisive text and Litza Jansz's brilliant illustrations, it identifies the key semioticians and their work and explains the simple concepts behind difficult terms. For anybody who wishes to know why signs are crucial to human existence and how we can begin to study systems of signification, this book is the place to start"--
Introducing Wittgenstein by John M Heaton( )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 499 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
Introducing critical theory by Stuart Sim( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The last few decades have seen an explosion in the production of critical theories, with deconstructionists, poststructuralists, postmodernists, second-wave feminists, new historicists, cultural materialists, postcolonialists, black critics and queer theorists, among a host of others, all vying for our attention." "The world around us can look very different depending on the critical theory applied to it. This vast range of interpretations can leave one feeling confused and frustrated. Introducing Critical Theory provides a route through the tangled jungle of competing theories. It provides a context for these recent developments by situating them within the longer-term tradition of critical analysis going back to the rise of Marxism. The essential methods and objectives of each theoretical school are presented in an incisive and accessible manner. Special attention is paid to recurrent themes and concerns that have preoccupied a century of critical theoretical activity."--Jacket
Introducing cultural studies by Ziauddin Sardar( Book )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charting the origins of cultural studies, and examining the ideas of its exponents, this is a guide to the essential concepts of this area of study
Macbeth by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells, in comic book format, Shakespeare's play about a man who kills his king after hearing the prophesies of three witches
Othello by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Othello's fellow soldier Iago starts filling his head with rumors of his wife Desdemona's infidelity, Othello begins down the path of his own destruction. Presented in comic book format
Introducing romanticism by Duncan Heath( )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering the transformative power of Romanticism on art, philosophy, literature, music, and politics, Introducing Romanticism provides an accessible overview of its many interlocking{u2014}and often contradictory{u2014}strands. It is the ideal introduction for both students and general readers
Much ado about nothing by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic book version of Shakespeare's comedy about mistaken identities, games, eavesdropping, and unrequited love
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Alternative Names

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Appignanesi, Richard

Appigunanessei, Richādo

Appigunanessei, Richādo 1940-

Richard Appignanesi Canadees romanschrijver

Richard Appignanesi editor

Аппигнанези, Р. 1940-

Аппигнанези, Р. (Ричард), 1940-

ريتشارد أبيجنانيسي، 1940-

아피나니시, 리차드 1940-

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.