The Star Trek Encyclopedia

The Star Trek Encyclopedia
  • Author : Michael Okuda,Denise Okuda,Debbie Mirek
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 2931
  • Relase : 2011-05-17
  • ISBN : 9781451646887

The Star Trek Encyclopedia Book Review:

From 'audet IX to Zytchin III, this book covers it all. This is the ultimate reference book for all Star Trek fans! Added to this edition are 128 new pages. This addendum highlights the latest episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine®, Star Trek: Voyager® and the newest feature film, Star Trek: Insurrection™. The thousands of photos and hundreds of illustrations place the Star Trek universe at your fingertips. Planets and stars, weapons and ships, people and places are just part of the meticulous research and countless cross-reference that fill this book.

Gender and Laughter

Gender and Laughter
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Pages : 386
  • Relase : 2016-08-09
  • ISBN : 9789042026735

Gender and Laughter Book Review:

This essay collection is dedicated to intersections between gender theories and theories of laughter, humour, and comedy. It is based on the results of a three-year research programme, entitled “Gender – Laughter – Media” (2003-2006) and includes a series of investigations on traditional and modern media in western cultures from the 18th to the 20th century. A theoretical opening part is followed by four thematic sections that explore the multiple forms of irritating stereotypical gender perceptions; aspects of (post-)colonialism and multiculturalism; the comic impact of literary and media genres in different national cultures; as well as the different comic strategies in fictional, philosophical, artistic or real life communication. The volume presents a variety of new approaches to the overlaps between gender and laughter that have only barely been considered in groundbreaking research. It forms a valuable read for scholars of literary, theatre, media, and cultural studies, at the same time reaching out to a general readership.

The Literary Galaxy of Star Trek

The Literary Galaxy of Star Trek
  • Author : James F. Broderick
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 240
  • Relase : 2006-04-04
  • ISBN : 9780786425716

The Literary Galaxy of Star Trek Book Review:

How is the android Data like Shakespeare's character Hamlet? Is the vengeful Khan (original series episode "Space Seed" and the film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan) an echo of Captain Ahab in Moby Dick? The links between Star Trek and literature are vast: themes and characters that reflect those in classic literature; characters that quote literature in their dialog; and an enormous body of nonfiction books, novels, articles that have grown from the saga. Finally, like literature, Star Trek seeks to help in the human endeavor of understanding the world and its place in the universe. This book explores all of those connections. The Next Generation's Captain Picard frequently quotes Shakespeare. Captain Janeway from Voyager reenacts literature in holodeck novels. Jake Sisko, son of Deep Space Nine's Commander Benjamin Sisko, becomes an award-winning writer. Beginning with Captain James T. Kirk's first appearance in the original series, then continuing through four subsequent series and ten movies, this book draws parallels between Star Trek stories and literary classics such as Hamlet, Paradise Lost, Ulysses, Dracula, and the New Testament, and works by the likes of Booker T. Washington, Edgar Allan Poe and William Shakespeare. Appendices list the literary works discussed and the episodes and movies mentioned, each giving the chapters where references can be found.

Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
  • Author : Michael Burgess,Lisa R. Bartle
  • Publisher : Libraries Unltd Incorporated
  • Pages : 628
  • Relase : 2002
  • ISBN : MINN:31951D02309496Q

Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Book Review:

An annotated list of reference works in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction.

The Star Trek Book New Edition

The Star Trek Book New Edition
  • Author : Paul J. Ruditis
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 848
  • Relase : 2021-08-03
  • ISBN : 9780744054156

The Star Trek Book New Edition Book Review:

To boldly expand your Star Trek horizons. Re-engage! The new edition of The Star Trek Book takes readers even further into one of the greatest science fiction universes ever created. This unique, insightful, and comprehensive examination of an enduring, much loved franchise features every era of Star Trek in one volume, from the pioneering 1960s TV series to the latest movies and streaming shows, including Star Trek: Beyond, Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Picard, and Star Trek: Short Trek. Written by Star Trek experts, this ebook includes stunning film and TV stills, illuminating infographics, and incisive, specially curated essays that unlock the mysteries of the ever-expanding Star Trek Universe. From new and legendary heroes such as James T. Kirk, Jean-Luc Picard, and Michael Burnham to iconic villains like Khan, Q, and the Borg, to fascinating alien species like the Vulcans, Klingons, and Ferengi, this ebook explores the central characters, technology, civilizations, and events that have shaped the complex, epic story of Star Trek. Resistance is futile. This is the (star) trek of a lifetime you don't want to miss! TM & © 2020 CBS Studios Inc. © 2020 Paramount Pictures Corp. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Star Trek: The Next Generation Cats

Star Trek: The Next Generation Cats
  • Author : Jenny Parks
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Pages : 64
  • Relase : 2018-03-27
  • ISBN : 9781452174174

Star Trek: The Next Generation Cats Book Review:

The cats are back in their continuing mission: to boldly go where no one has gone before. This companion to the bestselling Star Trek Cats brings the many adventures of Star Trek: The Next Generation to life in a faithfully feline homage to the hit series. From encounters with the Borg to adventures on the holodeck, Captain Picard and the rest of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D crew are reimagined as cats with lovingly detailed and eyebrow-raising scenes from throughout the award-winning series, perfect for Star Trek fans across the Galaxy. TM & © 2018 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Time Travel in Popular Media

Time Travel in Popular Media
  • Author : Matthew Jones,Joan Ormrod
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 336
  • Relase : 2015-03-18
  • ISBN : 9781476620084

Time Travel in Popular Media Book Review:

In recent years numerous films, television series, comic books, graphic novels and video games have featured time travel narratives, with characters jumping backward, forward and laterally through time. No rules govern time travel in these stories. Some characters move by machine, some by magic, others by unexplained means. Sometime travelers can alter the timeline, while others are prevented from causing temporal aberrations. The fluid forms of imagined time travel have fascinated audiences and prompted debate since at least the 19th century. What is behind our fascination with time travel? What does it mean to be out of one’s own era? How do different media tell these stories and what does this reveal about the media’s relationship to time? This collection of new essays—the first to address time travel across a range of media—answers these questions by locating time travel narratives within their cultural, historical and philosophical contexts. Texts discussed include Doctor Who, The Terminator, The Georgian House, Save the Date, Back to the Future, Inception, Source Code and others.

The Gospel According to Star Trek

The Gospel According to Star Trek
  • Author : Kevin C. Neece
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Pages : 217
  • Relase : 2018-01-01
  • ISBN : 9780718895242

The Gospel According to Star Trek Book Review:

What’s Christian about Star Trek? Nothing. That’s the way most people see it and that certainly seems to be the way the franchise is intended. There’s no question that the Trek universe is based on a doggedly humanistic worldview and is set in a future time when religion has essentially vanished from Earth. If that’s the case, how can there even be a Gospel According to Star Trek? In The Gospel According to Star Trek, you’ll discover how the continuing voyages of Kirk and company aboard the Enterprise – from the Original Series to Star Trek Beyond – tell us more about our human quest for God than you ever imagined. You’ll learn how Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s own spiritual quest informed the franchise, what he and the series really have to say about God and religion, and the amazing image of Christ contained in Star Trek’s most popular character. You’ll also see how Star Trek can help us recover a deeper, more fully human gospel that embraces our humanity instead of denigrating it and echoes the call of both Spock and Christ: ‘Live long and prosper!’ (John 10:10).

Star Trek and the British Age of Sail

Star Trek and the British Age of Sail
  • Author : Stefan Rabitsch
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 279
  • Relase : 2018-12-06
  • ISBN : 9781476634197

Star Trek and the British Age of Sail Book Review:

Clear all moorings, one-half impulse power and set course for a mare incognitum... A popular culture artifact of the New Frontier/Space Race era, Star Trek is often mistakenly viewed as a Space Western. However, the Western format is not what governs the worldbuilding of Star Trek, which was, after all, also pitched as “Hornblower in space.” Star Trek is modeled on the world of the “British Golden Age of Sail” as it is commonly found in the genre of sea fiction. This book re-historicizes and remaps the origins of the franchise and subsequently the entirety of its fictional world—the Star Trek continuum—on an as yet uncharted transatlantic bearing.

The Routledge Handbook of Star Trek

The Routledge Handbook of Star Trek
  • Author : Leimar Garcia-Siino,Sabrina Mittermeier,Stefan Rabitsch
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Pages : 512
  • Relase : 2022-07-21
  • ISBN : 9781000569964

The Routledge Handbook of Star Trek Book Review:

The Routledge Handbook of Star Trek offers a synoptic overview of Star Trek, its history, its influence, and the scholarly response to the franchise, as well as possibilities for further study. This volume aims to bridge the fields of science fiction and (trans)media studies, bringing together the many ways in which Star Trek franchising, fandom, storytelling, politics, history, and society have been represented. Seeking to propel further scholarly engagement, this Handbook offers new critical insights into the vast range of Star Trek texts, narrative strategies, audience responses, and theoretical themes and issues. This compilation includes both established and emerging scholars to foster a spirit of communal, trans-generational growth in the field and to present diversity to a traditional realm of science fiction studies.

A Vision of the Future

A Vision of the Future
  • Author : Stephen Edward Poe
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 420
  • Relase : 1998-04
  • ISBN : 9780671534813

A Vision of the Future Book Review:

A behind-the-scenes collector's look at the hit television series begins before the first filming and is lavishly illustrated with exclusive phtographs. Original. TV tie-in.

The Star Trek Book

The Star Trek Book
  • Author : Paul J. Ruditis
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 723
  • Relase : 2016-06-07
  • ISBN : 9781465459770

The Star Trek Book Book Review:

Celebrate 50 years of one of the longest running and beloved sci-fi franchises with The Star Trek Book. This comprehensive guide to the series delves into the myriad worlds and different dimensions visited by the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise. Discover the amazing science of Star Trek and how it has influenced real-world technology such as flip phones. Featuring informative and analytical text combined with exciting photography and infographics throughout, The Star Trek Book is broken down into main categories such as science and technology, Starfleet, allies and enemies, and more. Perfect for fans of the various Star Trek TV series, including The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise, The Star Trek Book details everything you need to know about 50 years of excitement and adventure on the final frontier. ® & © 2016 CBS Studios Inc. © 2016 Paramount Pictures Corporation. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Kobayashi Maru

Kobayashi Maru
  • Author : Michael A. Martin,Andy Mangels
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 496
  • Relase : 2008-08-26
  • ISBN : 1439101744

Kobayashi Maru Book Review:

To protect the cargo ships essential to the continuing existence of the fledgling Coalition of Planets, the captains of the United Earth's Starfleet are ordered to interstellar picket duty, with little more to do than ask "Who goes there?" into the darkness of space. Captain Jonathan Archer of the Enterprise™ seethes with frustration, wondering if anyone else can see what he sees. A secret, closed, militaristic society, convinced that their survival hangs by a thread, who view their neighbors as a threat to their very existence -- the Spartans of ancient Greece, the Russians of the old Soviet Union, the Koreans under Kim Il-sung -- with only one goal: attain ultimate power, no matter the cost. The little-known, never-seen Romulans seem to live by these same principles. The captain realizes that the bond between the signers of the Coalition charter is fragile and likely to snap if pushed. But he knows that the Romulans are hostile, and he believes they are the force behind the cargo ship attacks. If asked, Archer can offer no proof without endangering his friend's life. To whom does he owe his loyalty: his friend, his world, the Coalition? And by choosing one, does he not risk losing all of them? What is the solution to a no-win scenario?

American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 1132
  • Relase : 2005
  • ISBN : UOM:39015066180418

American Book Publishing Record Book Review:

Star Trek the Visual Dictionary

Star Trek the Visual Dictionary
  • Author : Kindersley Dorling,Paul Ruditis
  • Publisher : DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
  • Pages : 94
  • Relase : 2013
  • ISBN : 1409323412

Star Trek the Visual Dictionary Book Review:

Covers all five live-action television series, with full coverage of favourite characters such as Spock, Bones, Scotty and Uhura, as well as full-colour pictures of the ships. This is a guide to "Star Trek" for any Trekkie.

Marvel Encyclopedia

Marvel Encyclopedia
  • Author : DORLING KINDERSLEY,Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
  • Publisher : DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
  • Pages : 399
  • Relase : 2009
  • ISBN : 1405344350

Marvel Encyclopedia Book Review:

Updated edition of this complete A-Z of Marvel characters created in full collaboration with Marvel Comics. Are you a comic-book fan, obsessed by superheroes? This unique A-Z of more than 1,000 classic characters created by comic giant Marvel will satisfy any super-thirst for knowledge. Get closer to Spider-Man, the Avengers, Hulk, Wolverine, the X-Men and more...... all your favourite superheroes and villains are here, as well as some weird and wonderful one-offs. Knock-out double-page features celebrate some of the biggest Marvel stars with intimate details on their powers, titanic clashes and action-packed careers. Jam packed with things you never knew, as well as original, Marvel comic-book art - the power and excitement of more than 60 years of comic-book history explodes off every page.

The Star Trek Cookbook

The Star Trek Cookbook
  • Author : Ethan Phillips,William J. Birnes
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 342
  • Relase : 1999
  • ISBN : 9780671000226

The Star Trek Cookbook Book Review:

Reveals the secret preparation techniques behind interstellar dishes and drinks sampled by both the crews of Federation starships and the patrons of Quark's bar, and offers recipes adapted to more locally available ingredients

Star Trek Cats

Star Trek Cats
  • Author : Jenny Parks
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Pages : 69
  • Relase : 2017-02-28
  • ISBN : 9781452158822

Star Trek Cats Book Review:

Captain's log: We have entered a galaxy where beloved illustrator Jenny Parks has conjured an astonishingly vivid homage to the original Star Trek series with an unexpected twist: a cast of cats. Featuring a hilarious new take on iconic characters and scenes—from Kirk in the Captain's chair to Spock offering his Vulcan wisdom—this eye-opening adventure stays true to the tone of the classic TV show. Playful, loving, and from a strange new world, Star Trek Cats is the perfect gift for fans of, well, Star Trek and cats.

On Board the U.S.S. Enterprise

On Board the U.S.S. Enterprise
  • Author : Denise Okuda,Michael Okuda
  • Publisher : Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
  • Pages : 40
  • Relase : 2013
  • ISBN : 0764166069

On Board the U.S.S. Enterprise Book Review:

Presents an account of the U.S.S. Enterprise history, discussing her voyages, propulsion, and tactical abilities.

The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: The First 25 Years

The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: The First 25 Years
  • Author : Edward Gross,Mark A. Altman
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 544
  • Relase : 2016-06-28
  • ISBN : 9781466872851

The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: The First 25 Years Book Review:

This is the unauthorized, uncensored and unbelievable true story behind the making of a pop culture phenomenon. The original Star Trek series debuted in 1966 and has spawned five TV series spin-offs and a dozen feature films, with an upcoming one from Paramount arriving in 2016. The Fifty-Year Mission is a no-holds-barred oral history of five decades of Star Trek, told by the people who were there. Hear from the hundreds of television and film executives, programmers, writers, creators and cast as they unveil the oftentimes shocking story of Star Trek's ongoing fifty-year mission -a mission that has spanned from the classic series to the animated show, the many attempts at a relaunch through the beloved feature films. Make no mistake, this isn't just a book for Star Trek fans. Here is a volume for all fans of pop culture and anyone interested in the nuts and bolts of a television touchstone.