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Fri Mar 21 17:13:46 2014 UTClccn-n940980940.06Fray /0.201.00Joss Whedon's Dollhouse : confounding purpose, confusing identity /69129615Joss_Whedonn 940980943698469Josh WedonJoss WheadonWhedon, Joseph Hill.Whedon, Joss Hill 1964-ウェドン, ジョスホエッド, ジョスfast-840476Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Fictitious character)lccn-no96013286Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Incdstlccn-no98109569Mutant Enemy Incprolccn-no98109572Sandollar Productionsprolccn-n98043955Gellar, Sarah Michelle1977-cstprfactlccn-no98109570Kuzui Enterprisesprofast-808736Angel (Fictitious character : Whedon)lccn-no00079350Hannigan, Alyson1974-cstprfactlccn-no98109555Head, Anthony Stewart1954-cstactlccn-no00079355Brendon, Nicholas1971-cstprfactWhedon, Joss1964-DramaComic books, strips, etcGraphic novelsFilm adaptationsScience fiction comic books, strips, etcJuvenile worksInterviewsFictionHorror comic books, strips, etcHorror television programsWhedon, Joss,Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Fictitious character)VampiresLightyear, Buzz (Fictitious character)ToysUnited StatesSuperheroesGood and evilInterplanetary voyagesAvengers (Fictitious characters)X-Men (Fictitious characters)Buffy, the vampire slayer (Television program)Fury, Nick (Fictitious character)America, Captain (Fictitious character)Iron Man (Fictitious character)Incredible Hulk (Fictitious character)Thor (Norse deity)HeroesCollege studentsSupernaturalGroup problem solvingMan-woman relationshipsFriendshipBrothers and sistersPull toysTelevision producers and directorsCampingCourtshipConspiraciesRejection (Psychology)LoveMistaken identityDemonologyShakespeare, William,Mutation (Biology)Young womenComic books, strips, etcAngel (Television program : 1999-2004)Graphic novelsAngel (Fictitious character : Whedon)New York (State)--New York--ManhattanWomen heroesStreet childrenDystopiasFuture lifeScience fiction comic books, strips, etcHuman experimentation in medicineTotalitarianismSmugglingTeenage girls, White196419891991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320146350614692838791.4372PN1997.2ocn798373235ocn035810945ocn054527434ocn047924608ocn053816173ocn027165765ocn035916708ocn039900748ocn039901189ocn039901103ocn798373235ocn855116789ocn054527434ocn298895388ocn043484387ocn743100605ocn866853402ocn741788609ocn811349956ocn792927580ocn054527434ocn743100605ocn826858978ocn811324703ocn163835856ocn163835854ocn163835859ocn163835845ocn163835835ocn163835842ocn388032487ocn388095791ocn279350617ocn279385734ocn801109682ocn829976776ocn839893363ocn781364134ocn821062730ocn780854709ocn821062729ocn781333606ocn780770080ocn781156921ocn821062730ocn470068966ocn465772073ocn470052979ocn469042630ocn821062729ocn469351364ocn470083301ocn468544411ocn469303324ocn298895388ocn792927580ocn187705723ocn187705722ocn181530617ocn180924820ocn826864578ocn361887954ocn723884396ocn770723195ocn824700979ocn824701242ocn049554680ocn870500789ocn781156903ocn781156938ocn781156921ocn753850199ocn839354533ocn753850880ocn743100057ocn743098979ocn797689332ocn770615731475872ocn610063049visu19950.14Hanks, TomToy storyJuvenile worksCaricatures and cartoonsFictionDramaComedy filmsAnimated filmsComputer animation filmsChildren's songsAn astonishing world where toys play while their owners are away. Woody is a pull-string cowboy doll and is the leader of the toys until the latest, greatest action figure, Buzz Lightyear, enters the picture. When the toy rivals are separated from their owner, they learn to put aside their differences and work as a team to get back home to the boy they love195548ocn062199004visu20010.18Whedon, JossSerenityFictionDramaFilm adaptationsA group of intergalactic revolutionaries get more than they bargained for when they agree to transport two teenagers aboard their ship+-+K505852696185016ocn798373235visu20120.18Downey, RobertMarvel's The AvengersFictionDramaFilm adaptationsNick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army156438ocn057367208book20040.08Whedon, JossAstonishing X-MenJuvenile worksComic books, strips, etcFictionGraphic novelsScience fiction comic books, strips, etcYoung adult worksDream-team creators Joss Whedon (TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and John Cassaday (Planetary, Captain America) present the explosive, all-new flagship X-Men series, marking a return to classic greatness and the beginning of a brand-new era for the X-Men! Cyclops and Emma Frost re-form the X-Men with the express purpose of "astonishing" the world. But when breaking news regarding the mutant gene unexpectedly hits the airwaves, will it derail their new plans before they even get started? As demand for the "mutant cure" reaches near-riot levels, the X-Men go head-to-head with the enigmatic Ord, with an unexpected ally, and some unexpected adversaries, tipping the scales!+-+0680660325146811ocn798343909visu20110.17The cabin in the woodsDramaHorror films"A rambunctious group of five college friends steal away for a weekend of debauchery in an isolated country cabin, only to be attacked by horrific supernatural creatures in a night of endless terror and bloodshed. Sound familiar? Just wait. As the teens begin to exhibit standard horror movie behavior, a group of technicians in a control room are scrutinizing, and sometimes even controlling, every move the terrified kids make! With their efforts continually thwarted by an all-powerful 'eye in the sky,' do they have any chance of escape?"--Container12119ocn054527434visu20020.19FireflyDramaScience fiction television programsWestern television programsThe future is nothing like you've imagined. Neither are its heroes120410ocn855116789visu20120.19Much ado about nothingDramaFilm and video adaptationsFilm adaptationsJoss Whedon's sexy and contemporary spin on Shakespeare's classic comedy about the story of sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick offers a sensual, tragic and occasionally absurd view of the intricate game that is love8808ocn181101151book20110.07Whedon, JossBuffy the vampire slayerComic books, strips, etcFictionGraphic novelsHorror comic books, strips, etcDescribes the adventures of Buffy after the events covered by the television program, as she faces a mysterious threat called "Twilight," while Giles and Faith deal with a rogue slayer+-+156173040684822ocn047924608visu19920.08Buffy, the vampire slayerFictionDramaA popular California high school girl is selected by a mysterious old man to kill the vampires that are terrorizing Los Angeles. Although it could put a serious crimp in her shopping, Buffy takes on the ghouls with the help of a handsome drifter, and incurs the wrath of the chief vampire!+-+K72464842579834ocn050907108visu19980.17Buffy, the vampire slayer the complete third season on DVDFictionDramaTelevision programsCollection of all 22 third season episodes. The season begins with Buffy in LA hiding from her friends, family and destiny, but she is forced to face what she is. Buffy then returns to Sunnydale for her senior year to a less-than-welcoming reception. A new Slayer, Faith, comes to Sunnydale, then Angel returns from Hell. Faith's new Watcher comes to town, Spike also returns, but without Drusilla. The gang finds out Angel is back, and Buffy's been keeping him to herself. Buffy's 18th birthday means a secret test by the Watcher's Council, then she gets a new Watcher. Faith initiates an alliance with the dark side, and brings the Mayor into her plans. As graduation approaches, the gang all face decisions about their futures, but those plans are put on hold for graduation day, when Buffy is forced to battle Faith with Angel's life in the balance7708ocn053909412book20030.06Whedon, JossFrayComic books, strips, etcGraphic novelsScience fiction comic books, strips, etcHundreds of years in the future, Manhattan has become a deadly slum, run by mutant crime-lords and disinterested cops. Stuck in the middle is a young girl who thought she had no future, but learns she has a great destiny. In a world so poisoned that it doesn't notice the monsters on its streets, how can a street kid like Fray unite a fallen city against a demonic plot to consume mankind? Joss Whedon, the celebrated creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, brings his vision to the future in this unique tale. As inventive in the comics medium as in that of television of film, Whedon spins a complex tale of a skilled thief coming of age without the help of friends or family, guided only by a demonic Watcher+-+160262410674711ocn064388472book20050.08Whedon, JossSerenity : those left behindComic books, strips, etcFictionGraphic novelsScience fiction comic books, strips, etcYoung adult worksIn a universe filled with hearts and minds as cold and dark as the reaches of space, one small Firefly-class starship named Serenity takes its ragtag crew of mercenaries, outlaws, and fugitives in search of a job, any job, that'll earn them enough cash to afford that most elusive commodity--peace+-+749925840672729ocn805985599visu20120.18Downey, RobertMarvel's the AvengersDramaFilm adaptationsMarvel makes cinematic history as it unites the superhero team-up of a lifetime. Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, and Captain America assemble together for the very first time ever in this epic, action-packed blockbuster alongside Black Widow, Hawkeye, and Nick Fury7206ocn294910486visu20080.19Dr. Horrible's sing-along blogDramaMusical filmsComedy filmsShort filmsMad scientist filmsScience fiction filmsBilly, AKA Dr. Horrible, is a budding supervillain whose plans for world domination continually go awry71320ocn075231000visu19970.19Buffy, the vampire slayerFictionDramaHorror television programsTelevision programsBuffy is the chosen one to stand against vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness67311ocn062324261book20050.12Whedon, JossAstonishing X-MenJuvenile worksComic books, strips, etcFictionGraphic novelsScience fiction comic books, strips, etcA death at Xavier Institute reveals an enemy within the Institute and the X-Men must depend on each other more than ever as their world goes crazy around them. Meanwhile, an alien race watches and waits to see if they will have to move in and finish annihilating the X-Men themselves+-+K2216603255798ocn053121413visu20030.19Buffy the vampire slayerFictionDramaHorror television programsNew secrets are revealed as Buffy continues her quest to rid Sunnydale of vampires5794ocn191890890book20080.08Whedon, JossRunawaysComic books, strips, etcGraphic novelsScience fiction comic books, strips, etcForced to flee to New York when their Los Angeles hideout is compromised, the Runaways become mixed up with criminal boss the Kingpin, a decision that leads to a fight with the Punisher and a trip back in time to 1907+-+580376032557454ocn054482038visu19970.19Jeunet, Jean-PierreAlien resurrectionDramaTwo hundred years have passed since Ripley made the ultimate sacrifice on Fiorina 161. But over the years, and after seven horrific failures, scientists have finally cloned a perfect replica of Ripley, which includes the alien Queen growing inside her at the time of her death. But this new breed of alien is far more intelligent than its predecessors, a fact the scientists don't realize until after The Betty has arrived with additional human hosts5349ocn054755629visu20040.19Buffy, the vampire slayerFictionDramaScience fiction television programsBuffy is resurrected form the dead by Willow, who thought Buffy was in a hell dimension. What the Scoobies don't know is that Buffy believed that she actually was in heaven. After being ripped from a peaceful existence, she now considers herself to be in a hell on earth. The depressed slayer secretly turns to someone who knows about death, the Buffy-obsessed Spike, and the two begin a twisted relationship11265ocn721946220com20110.35Whedon, JossJoss Whedon conversationsInterviewsNo recent television creator has generated more critical, scholarly, and popular discussion or acquired as devoted a cult following as Joss Whedon (b. 1964). No fewer than thirty books concerned with his work have now been published (a forthcoming volume even offers a book-length bibliography), and ten international conferences on his work have convened in the U.K., the United States, Australia, and Turkey. Fitting then that this first volume in the University Press of Mississippi's "Television Conversations" series is devoted to the writer, director, and showrunner who has delivered+-+607482951632410485ocn778226429com20110.35Kowalski, Dean AThe philosophy of Joss WhedonCriticism, interpretation, etcBiographyEvery generation produces a counterculture icon. Joss Whedon, creator of the long-running television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, is famed for his subversive wit, rich characters, and extraordinary plotlines. His renown has only grown with subsequent creations, including Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, and the innovative online series Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. Through premises as unusual as a supernatural detective agency run by a vampire and a Western set in outer space, Whedon weaves stories about characters forced to make commonplace moral decisions under the most bizarre of circumstan7604ocn647908224com20100.39Waggoner, Erin BSexual rhetoric in the works of Joss Whedon new essaysCriticism, interpretation, etc"Topics covered include the role of virginity, lesbianism and homoeroticism in the shows and the comics, the nature of masculinity and femininity and gender stereotypes, an exploration of sexual binaries, and a ranking of the Buffy characters on the Kinsey scale of sexuality. Together these essays constitute a much-needed addition to the expanding body of Whedon gender scholarship"--Provided by publisher+-+85029913253244366ocn468969833book20100.47Leonard, Kendra PrestonBuffy, ballads, and bad guys who sing : music in the worlds of Joss WhedonCriticism, interpretation, etcWhen writer and director Joss Whedon created the character Buffy the Vampire Slayer, he could hardly have expected the resulting academic interest in his work. Yet almost six years after the end of Buffy on television, Buffy studies--and academic work on Whedon's expanding oeuvre--continue to grow. Now with three hugely popular television shows, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly, and the film Serenity all available on DVD, scholars are evaluating countless aspects ofthe Whedon universe (or "Whedonverse"). Buffy, Ballads, and Bad Guys Who Sing: Music in the Worlds of Joss Whedon studie+-+00941356353243841ocn060513984book20050.33Wilcox, RhondaWhy Buffy matters the art of Buffy the vampire slayerCriticism, interpretation, etcExamines recurring themes and patterns of Buffy the Vampire Hunter, including the hero myth, naming symbolism, Buffy's relationship with Spike, the imagery of light, and redemption, and offers commentary on noteworthy episodes+-+84756609363635ocn659579852com20100.56Comeford, AmiJoThe literary Angel essays on influences and traditions reflected in the Joss Whedon seriesCriticism, interpretation, etc"This book brings together essays which engage Angel as a text to be addressed within the wider fields of narrative and literature. It is divided into four sections. Each provides opportunities to examine a variety of characters, tropes, and literary nuances and influences throughout all seasons of the series and in the continuation in comic book form"--Provided by publisher+-+26119913252785ocn427510692com20070.37Davidson, JoyThe psychology of Joss Whedon an unauthorized exploration of Buffy, Angel, and FireflyCriticism, interpretation, etcFirst there was "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"; then its spin-off "Angel"; then the cult hit "Firefly"; and its follow-up film, "Serenity." They all had two things in common: their creator, Joss Whedon ... and their surprising psychological depth.Revisit the worlds of Joss Whedon ... with trained psychologists at your side. What are the psychological effects of constantly fighting for your life? Why is neuroscience the Whedonverse's most terrifying villain? How can watching Joss's shows help you take on your own psychological issues?It's all the best parts of Psych 101-without Profe+-+40762288462343ocn051093171book20030.18Havens, CandaceJoss Whedon : the genius behind BuffyBiographyThis biography of Joss Whedon, creator of television's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, offers a compelling look at one of the most talented writers, directors, and producers of this generation. It explains how Whedon turned a midseason replacement show on the fledgling WB network into one of the most beloved shows of all time. Examined is Whedon's life from childhood to 2003; his successful screenwriting career, which includes Toy Story, Speed, and X-Men; the development of Buffy and Angel; and the launch of his much-anticipated science fiction series, Firefly. Discussed are Whedon as a producer with a self-proclaimed "feminist agenda," as a genre fan writing for genre fans, and as a leader and mentor+-+35555678461823ocn074029332book20070.66Richardson, J. MichaelThe existential Joss Whedon : evil and human freedom in Buffy the vampire slayer, Angel, Firefly and SerenityCriticism, interpretation, etc"Chapters cover such topics as Russian existentialism and vampire slayage; moral choices; ethics; faith and bad faith; constructing reality through existential choice; some limitations of science and technology; love and self-sacrifice; love, witchcraft, and vengeance; soul mates and moral responsibility; love and moral choice; forms of freedom; and Whedon as moral philosopher"--Provided by publisher+-+26327913251563ocn757462046book20120.73Ginn, SherryPower and control in the television worlds of Joss WhedonCriticism, interpretation, etc"This study explores the myriad natural and supernatural methods Whedon's characters use to achieve power and control over unsuspecting friends and foes, including witchcraft and other paranormal means, love, aggression, and scientific devices such as psychosurgery and psychopharmacology. A catalog of characters and a complete list of episodes completes this valuable addition to the growing body of "Whedonverse.""--Provided by publisher1422ocn182656608book20080.70Koontz, K. DaleFaith and choice in the works of Joss WhedonCriticism, interpretation, etc"This work examines a variety of Whedon's characters and discusses what can be learned from their struggles and discoveries regarding religion and belief"--Provided by publisher+-+21298913251243ocn778326933book20120.19Joss Whedon : the complete companion : the TV series, the movies, the comic books and moreCriticism, interpretation, etc1112ocn840463537book20130.70Mills, Anthony RJoss Whedon and religion : essays on an angry atheist's explorations of the sacredCriticism, interpretation, etc"This collection of essays on the religious themes in, and the implications of, the works of Joss Whedon addresses such topics as ethics, racism, feminism, politics, spiritual transformation, witchcraft, identity, community, heroism, apocalypse, and others. The disciplinary approaches vary as well; history, theology, philosophy of religion, phenomenology, cultural studies, and religious studies are all employed in different ways"--735ocn862133500book20130.56Lavery, DavidJoss Whedon, a creative portrait : from Buffy the Vampire Slayer to Marvel's The AvengersBiographyFor millions of fans around the world, Joss Whedon is known as the cult creator of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer', 'Angel', and 'Firefly', television designed to be, as he says, "an emotional experience, to be loved in a way that other shows can't be loved"". Whedon's works, the 'Whedonverses', have generated astonishing critical and scholarly interest, but nothing has hitherto investigated in depth their source: the mind of Joss Whedon. An intellectual biography written by world expert on the Whedonverse David Lavery, this book tracks Whedon's multi-faceted magic from the source - early influenc271ocn657600831book20110.21Whedonistas! : a celebration of the worlds of Joss Whedon by the women who love themCriticism, interpretation, etc+-+756987084681ocn690102854com20100.31Inside Joss' Dollhouse+-+334607084641ocn863597750visu20050.18Whedon, JossSerenityFictionDramaFilm adaptationsA group of intergalactic revolutionaries get more than they bargained for when they agree to transport two teenagers aboard their ship31ocn428103064visu20080.27The write environmentInterview with Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vimpire Slayer series31ocn809564340book20130.10Pascale, AmyOnce more, with feeling : how Joss Whedon re-wrote popular culture : a biographyBiography31ocn866614902book20141.00Joss Whedon's Dollhouse : confounding purpose, confusing identity+-+K505852696+-+K505852696Fri Mar 21 15:55:46 EDT 2014batch72269