Licence to Thrill A Cultural History of the James Bond Films

ISBN-10: 1845115155
ISBN-13: 9781845115159
Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)
Authors: James Chapman
List price: $21.00 Buy it from $12.21
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: When James Chapman's rip-roaring journey through the annals of celluloid Bond first appeared in 2000,nbsp; the London Evening Standard said, "Chapman demonstrates that there is more to the 007 franchise than just girls, guns and globe trotting."  More...

Used Starting from $12.21
New Starting from $16.82
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Careers in Medical Assisting Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $21.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 3/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

When James Chapman's rip-roaring journey through the annals of celluloid Bond first appeared in 2000,nbsp; the London Evening Standard said, "Chapman demonstrates that there is more to the 007 franchise than just girls, guns and globe trotting." Stephen O'Brien, writing in SFX magazine called the book "Thoughtful, intelligent, ludicrous and a bit snobby. Bit like Bond, really."nbsp; Licence to Thrill went on to establish itself as one of the best books on the subject, and one that has made readers think in new ways about 007. It follows James Bond from the 1962 Dr No, through all the subsequent films of the franchise--including Casino Royale--exploring them within the culture and politics of the times, as well as within film culture itself.nbsp; For this new edition, Chapman has now brought the story right up to the present, with an updated Introduction, a new first chapter and, most importantly, full coverage of Pierce Brosnan in The World is Not Enough and Die Another Day, as well as a brand new chapter on Casino Royale and Daniel Craig's new-look Bond.

James Chapman (born 1955) is an American novelist and publisher. He was raised in Bakersfield, California, has lived in New York City since 1978, and is the author of eight novels to date. His work combines experimental technique with a direct emotionality, often dealing with the anguish inherent in human communication. Excerpted in many print and online magazines, his work has won a Notable Stories in StorySouth's Million Writers Award, and been nominated four times for the Pushcart Prize.

General Editor's Introduction
Acknowledgements
Preface to the Second Edition
Author's Note
Introduction: Taking James Bond Seriously
The Contexts of Bond
Snobbery With Violence: Dr No, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger
Bondmania: Thunderball, Casino Royale, You Only Live Twice, On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Bond in Transition: Diamonds Are Forever, Live and Let Die, The Man With the Golden Gun
Keeping the British End Up: The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker
Cold Warrior Reborn: For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, Never Say Never Again, A View To A Kill
Continuity and Change: The Living Daylights, Licence To Kill
Millennial Bond: Golden Eye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, Die Another Day
Revisionist Bond: Casino Royale
Notes
Filmography
Bibliography
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×