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The mouse that roared

Henry A. Giroux

The mouse that roared

Disney and the end of innocence

by Henry A. Giroux

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walt Disney Company -- History,
  • Popular culture -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementHenry A. Giroux and Grace Pollock.
    ContributionsPollock, Grace, 1976-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1999.W27 G57 2010b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23909403M
    ISBN 109781442203297, 9781442203303
    LC Control Number2009040898

    The Duchy of Grand Fenwick is a tiny fictional country created by Leonard Wibberley in a series of comedic novels beginning with The Mouse That Roared (), which was later made into a film.. In the novels, Wibberley goes beyond the merely comic, placing the tiny nation (15 square miles/39 square kilometres) in absurd situations so as to comment satirically on contemporary politics and d by: Leonard Wibberley. Like the film Dr. Strangelove, the book (and later film) The Mouse That Roared was a farcical look at nuclear politics, though it ended on a far happier note than Kubrick's film. Wibberley wrote four sequels to the initial novel: Beware of the Mouse (), The Mouse on the Moon (), The Mouse on Wall Street (), and, finally, The Mouse that saved the West ().

    The Mouse on the Moon is a British comedy film, the sequel to The Mouse That is an adaptation of the novel The Mouse on the Moon by Irish author Leonard Wibberley, and was directed by Richard it, the people of the Duchy of Grand Fenwick, a microstate in Europe, attempt space flight using wine as a propellant. It satirises the space race, Cold War and by: Ron Grainer. Books similar to The Mouse That Roared (The Mouse That Roared, #1) avg. The tiny Duchy of Grand Fenwick decides the only way to survive an economic downturn is to declare war on the United States and lose to get foreign aid - but things don't go according to plan.

    The Mouse That Roared: Disney and the End of Innocence Henry A. Giroux, Author Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.   The Mouse That Roared: Disney And The End of Innocence by Henry A. Giroux and Grace Pollock sets a new standard for the study of Disney and popular culture. It offers new lens to understand the merger between corporate power and corporate culture while unveiling the insidious educational force of pre-packaged : $


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Just now I've had a similar (if less extreme) experience with a bestseller about nuclear madness, The Mouse That Roared, by the Irish-American writer Leonard Wibberley. The book was the first in a series of five comic novels, but it made a bigger splash four years later when Peter Sellers starred in a The mouse that roared book film adaptation of the same name/5(96).

The Mouse That Roared was made into a successful feature film starring Peter Sellers. Books in The Grand Fenwick Series: Books 2 through 5 are best read after The Mouse That Roared, but all of the books can be read and enjoyed at any point in the series.

Book 1: The Mouse That Roared Book 2: The Mouse On The Moon Book 3: The Mouse On Wall Street/5(97). To view it, click here. The Mouse that Roared by Leonard Wibberley is a satirical book that is set during the Cold War or during the time of massive nuclear arms build up.

The story begins in the small nation of the Grand Duchy of Fenwick which has detached itself from the world for nearly six centuries.4/5. The Mouse that Roared is a fictional thriller about a woman's quest to leave the confinement of her strict and religious parents in search of a new life in New York City.

Dwayne tapped into his very graphic and vivid imagination to set forth a novel that will make readers admire, cheer, curse and /5(38). While working for the Los Angeles Times, he published his first work, The King's Beard. Three years later he published his most successful book, The Mouse That Roared, which was serialized in The Saturday Evening Post, and later made The mouse that roared book a classic film starring Peter Sellers.

Wibberley lived in Hermosa Beach from until his death in /5(1). This sequel to theTHE MOUSE THAT ROARED is a science fiction novel of humanity's attempts to reach the moon.

Or it is a novel of satire of people, politics and government. Or it is a scathing tale of human weaknesses. Or a touching story of human foibles/5(10).

The Mouse that Roared, though now slightly outdated, is still a really interesting and informative read. Its easy to forget the seedy behind-the-scenes of Disney when lost in its magic, this book reminds and teaches readers about how powerful this multinational conglomerate really is/5.

The Mouse That Roared book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Stage adaptation of the novel by Leonard Patrick O'Connor Wib /5. Wibberley's "The Mouse That Roared" is the only book in the "Mouse" series currently in print, but many libraries carry the others: "The Mouse on the Moon" (also filmed, in ), "The Mouse on Wall Street," "The Mouse That Saved the West," and the illustrated prequel, "Beware the Mouse.".7/10(K).

It's a great movie that captivates and entertains. Predating "Dr. Strangelove" by five years, "The Mouse That Roared" is also a film starring Peter Sellers as three distinct characters (one of them female!) in a satirical adaptation of the famous postwar novel.

The setup is simple: the smallest country in the world, /5(). book 1: the mouse that roared In Leonard Wibberleys classic political A five-book series chronicling the humorous adventures of Grand Fenwick — the tiny, backwards country that declared war on the United States, beat everyone in the Space Race to the moon, wreaked havoc on the stock market, and solved the world’s oil crisis/5.

The Mouse That Roared is a British satirical Eastman Color comedy film based on Leonard Wibberley 's novel The Mouse That Roared (). It stars Peter Sellers in three roles: Duchess Gloriana XII; Count Rupert Mountjoy, the Prime Minister; and Tully Music by: Edwin Astley. Synopsis. The Mouse that Roared The world's smallest nation, the Duchy of Grand Fenwick, which lies on the Swiss-French border, is quietly and prosperously ruled by the Grand Duchess Gloriana XII (Peter Sellers), with the assistance of the Hereditary Prime Minister, Count Rupert of Mountjoy (Peter Sellers), the Hereditary Field Marshall and Grand Constable, Tully Bascombe (Peter Sellers) and.

The Mouse That Roared. Adapted by Christopher on the book by Leonard Wibberley. Product Code: M Full-length Play; Comedy ; Cast size: 14m., 16w., extras or doubling if desired.

Rights and availability This title can be licensed and sold throughout the World. * Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The Mouse that Roared by Leonard Wibberley; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: International relations, Fiction, Imperialism, Imaginary wars and battles; Places: New York (N.Y.).

The Mouse That Roared () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The Mouse that Roared: Disney and the End of Innocence. Henry Giroux shows how Disney atempts to hide befind a cloak of innocence and entertainment, while simultaneously exercising its influence 3/5(3).

Buy a cheap copy of The Mouse That Roared book by Leonard Wibberley. The basis of the film starring Peter Sellers, this classic cold war satire-cum-parable-cum-political farce was first serialized in the Saturday Evening Post Free shipping over $Cited by: 8.

Description: A whimsical cross between Kubrick and Kafka, "The Mouse That Roared" is a quirky classic of world literature, a poignant tale of political morality, and a hilarious, ultimately triumphant portrait of international relations from the perspective of the little guy. The mouse that roared Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

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A whimsical cross between Kubrick and Kafka, The Mouse That Roared is a quirky classic of world literature, a poignant tale of political morality, and a hilarious, ultimately triumphant portrait of international relations from the perspective of the little guy.4/5(7).The Mouse That Saved The West The fourth book in the bestselling The Mouse That Roared series brings the Duchy of Grand Fenwick's most extraordinary achievement yet—the defeat of OPEC and the happy solution to the world's oil crisis, which came about through the best that international diplomacy has to offer: duplicity and dumb luck.

The Mouse that Roared: Disney and the End of Innocence Henry A. Giroux is the well-known author of many books and articles on society, education, and political culture. He is the Global Television Network Chair in English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University.