♥ Book Title : Asterix in Spain
☯ Full Synopsis : "Caesar gets more then he bargained for when he sends the captive son of Huevos y Bacon from Spain to Gaul for safekeeping."Article| René Goscinny| Statement ..."
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♥ Book Title : Asterix in Spain
☯ Full Synopsis : "When the Romans take Huevos y Bacon's son hostage, they discover that Little Pepe is a terrible handful. So maybe the legionaries won't mind so much when Asterix and Obelix save him. But along the way there's lots of adventure, with Asterix inventing the art of bullfighting."Article| Goscinny| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Find Asterix
☯ Full Synopsis : "Twelve brightly coloured spreads, providing hours of fun and frustration for all ages. 7 yrs+"Article| René Goscinny| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Asterix Omnibus 5
☯ Full Synopsis : "This special collectors' edition features books thirteen to fifteen in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX AND THE CAULDRON, Asterix is guarding a cauldron of money when the cash disappears! He and Obelix try gladiatorial contests, theatrical performances, even bank robbery to regain the money. Chief Huevos y Bacon's son is taken hostage in ASTERIX IN SPAIN. Asterix and Obelix go to his rescue, but taking him home means tangling with the tourist industry, flamenco, and a wild aurochs in the bullring! In ASTERIX AND THE ROMAN AGENT, Caesar sends Agent Tortuous Convolvulus to make the Gauls suspect each other of teachery! Can Asterix and friends outwit the wily Convolvulus? There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends."Article| Rene Goscinny| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Graphic Novels
☯ Full Synopsis : "The first of its kind, this annotated guide describes and evaluates more than 400 works in English. Rothschild's lively annotations discuss important features of each work-including the quality of the graphics, characterizations, dialogue, and the appropriate audience-and introduces mainstream readers to the variety and quality of graphic novels, helps them distinguish between classics and hackwork, and alerts experienced readers to material they may not have discovered. Designed for individuals who need information about graphic novels and for those interested in acquiring them, this book will especially appeal to librarians, booksellers, bookstore owners, educators working with teen and reluctant readers, as well as to readers interested in this genre."Article| D. Aviva Rothschild| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Asterix Conquers America
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♥ Book Title : XQuery Kick Start
☯ Full Synopsis : ""XQuery Kick Start" delivers a concise introduction to the XQuery standard, and useful implementation advice for developers needing to put it into practice. The book starts by explaining the role of XQuery in the XML family of specifications, and its relationship with XPath. The authors then explain the specification in detail, describing the semantics and data model, before moving to examples using XQuery to manipulate XML databases and document storage systems. Later chapters discuss Java implementations of XQuery and development tools that facilitate the development of Web sites with XQuery. This book is up to date with the latest XQuery specifications, and includes coverage of new features for extending the XQuery language."Article| James McGovern| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Asterix The Gaul
☯ Full Synopsis : "The year is 50BC, and all Gaul is occupied. Only one small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders. But how much longer can Asterix, Obelix and their friends resist the mighty Roman legions of Julius Caesar? Anything is possible, with a little cunning plus the druid Getafix's magic potions! Their effects can be truly hair-raising..."Article| René Goscinny| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Bookseller
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♥ Book Title : Comics in Translation
☯ Full Synopsis : "Comics are a pervasive art form and an intrinsic part of the cultural fabric of most countries. And yet, relatively little has been written on the translation of comics. Comics in Translation attempts to address this gap in the literature and to offer the first and most comprehensive account of various aspects of a diverse range of social practices subsumed under the label 'comics'. Focusing on the role played by translation in shaping graphic narratives that appear in various formats, different contributors examine various aspects of this popular phenomenon. Topics covered include the impact of globalization and localization processes on the ways in which translated comics are embedded in cultures; the import of editorial and publishing practices; textual strategies adopted in translating comics, including the translation of culture- and language-specific features; and the interplay between visual and verbal messages. Comics in translation examines comics that originate in different cultures, belong to quite different genres, and are aimed at readers of different age groups and cultural backgrounds, from Disney comics to Art Spiegelman's Maus, from Katsuhiro Ōtomo's Akira to Goscinny and Uderzo's Astérix. The contributions are based on first-hand research and exemplify a wide range of approaches. Languages covered include English, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, French, German, Japanese and Inuit. The volume features illustrations from the works discussed and an extensive annotated bibliography. Contributors include: Raffaella Baccolini, Nadine Celotti, Adele D'Arcangelo, Catherine Delesse, Elena Di Giovanni, Heike Elisabeth Jüngst, Valerio Rota, Carmen Valero-Garcés, Federico Zanettin and Jehan Zitawi."Article| Federico Zanettin| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Asterix the Gladiator, Asterix and the Banquet, Asterix and Cleopatra
☯ Full Synopsis : "Collects three comics on the story of Asterix the Gaul, a strong, intelligent warrior, and the adventures he has while protecting his village from the invading Romans."Article| Rene Goscinny| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Asterix and the Golden Sickle
☯ Full Synopsis : "It's a disaster - the druid Getafix has broken his golden sickle. Asterix and Obelix go to Lutetia (now Paris) to buy him a new one. Soon they are tangling with the criminal underworld of the big city - can they outwit Navishtrix, Clovogarlix and the sickle-trafficking gang? Will Getafix ever be able to brew magic potion again?"Article| René Goscinny| Statement ..."