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Title James Bond and popular culture : essays on the influence of the fictional superspy / edited by Michele Brittany.

Published Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.436581 JAME    DUE 05-09-19
Physical description ix, 277 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Robert G. Weiner -- Film. Japan's 1960s spy boom: Bond meets imperial nostalgia / Michael Baskett -- "Permission to kill": exploring Italy's 1960s Eurospy phenomenon. Impact and legacy / Nicholas Diak -- Subverting the Bond-canon in Madame Sin and Se tutte, Le donne del mondo / Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns -- Nation and action: the case of the Bollywood spy thriller / Ipshita Nath and Anubhav Pradhan -- Television. Mr. Bond's neighborhood: domesticating the superspy for American television / Cynthia W. Walker -- The undefined agent, Illya Kuryakin: making the Russian (in)visible in The man from U.N.C.L.E. / Thomas M. Barrett -- Who, Doctor Who: 007's influence on the Pertwee era of Doctor Who / John Vohlidka -- Refashioning James Bond as an American secret agent: Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1983-1987 / Christine D. Myers -- Literature. Super-spies face the collective shadow of the Cold War in Matt Kindt's Mind MGMT / Hannah Means-Shannon -- Flirting with Bond: or how I created my sexy female secret agent / K.A. Laity -- Lifestyle. Modelling Bond: the cultural perception of James Bond on the eve of the Eon production films / Edward Biddulph -- Derek Flint, Matt Helm, and the playboy spy of the 1960s / Brian Patton -- Reinterpretation. Archer: a spy parody for the ears / ian Dawe -- Sometimes the old ways are the best":ret-conning in James Bond video games / James Fleury -- Afterword / Trevor Sewell.
Summary "The recognizable fictional spy and one of the longest running film franchises, James Bond has inspired a host of other pop culture contributions, including Doctor Who (the Jon Pertwee era), the animated television comedy series Archer, Matt Kindt's comic book series Mind MGMT, Japan's Nakano Spy School Films, the 1960s Italian Eurospy genre, and 007 Legends video game"-- Provided by publisher.
Other author Brittany, Michele, 1965- editor.
Subject Fleming, Ian, 1908-1964 -- Characters -- James Bond.
Bond, James (Fictitious character)
Spy films -- History and criticism.
James Bond films -- History and criticism.
Espionage in motion pictures.
Spy television programs -- History and criticism.
Spies in literature.
ISBN 9780786477937