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The mouse that roared

Leonard Wibberley

The mouse that roared

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Published by Bantam Books in Toronto .
Written in English


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SeriesBantam Pathfinder Edition
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22200599M

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. Text and/or other creative content from this version of The Mouse That Roared was copied or moved into The Mouse That Roared (film) with this former page's history now serves to provide attribution for that content in the latter page, and it must not be deleted so long as the latter page exists. The Mouse That Roared


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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).

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The mouse that roared Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in Pages: 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. Among the summaries and analysis available for The Mouse That Roared, there are 1 Short Summary and 2 Book Reviews. Depending on the study guide provider (SparkNotes, Shmoop, etc.), the resources below will generally offer The Mouse That Roared chapter summaries, quotes, and analysis of themes, characters, and symbols.

The Mouse that Roared was a required reading for me, but it was quite enlightening. Disney truly is more than just a return to innocence and light, as the machine would have us believe.

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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.

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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.

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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.4/5(K).

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 culture/5().

The Grand Fenwick Book Series is now available on Kindle. 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 Book 4: The Mouse That Saved The West Book 5: Beware Of The Mouse (A Grand Fenwick Prequel).

The Mouse That Roared was made into a film starring Peter Sellers. Other cast members included: William Hartnell (as Will Buckley), David Kossoff (as Professor Alfred Kokintz), Leo McKern 90%.

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Wibberley went beyond the merely comic, using the premise to make commentaries about modern politics and world situations. New York Herald TribuneTHE GRAND FENWICK BOOK 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 Mouse That Roared (Book 1)The Mouse On The Moon (Book 2)The Mouse On Wall Street (Book 3)The Mouse That Saved The West (Book 4)Beware of The Mouse (A.

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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 popular film adaptation of the same name/5(56).On a deeper level, The Mouse That Roared was a jab at the US during the s, following the Marshal and MacArthur plans to rebuild Japan and Europe : Marwan Bishara.The Mouse that Roared: Disney and the End of Innocence (2nd ed.) by Henry A.

Giroux. This expanded and revised edition explores and updates the cultural politics of the Walt Disney Company and how its ever-expanding list of products, services, and media function as teaching machines that shape children's culture into a largely commercial endeavor.