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Ages of heroes, eras of men : superheroes and the American experience

Julian C. Chambliss editor.; William L. Svitavsky editor.; Thomas C. Donaldson editor.

2013

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  • Title:
    Ages of heroes, eras of men : superheroes and the American experience
  • Author: Julian C. Chambliss editor.; William L. Svitavsky editor.; Thomas C. Donaldson editor.
  • Description: ""TABLE OF CONTENTS""; ""ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""SECTION I""; ""CHAPTER ONE""; ""CHAPTER TWO""; ""CHAPTER THREE""; ""CHAPTER FOUR""; ""CHAPTER FIVE""; ""SECTION II""; ""CHAPTER SIX""; ""CHAPTER SEVEN""; ""CHAPTER EIGHT""; ""CHAPTER NINE""; ""CHAPTER TEN""; ""SECTION III""; ""CHAPTER ELEVEN""; ""CHAPTER TWELVE""; ""CHAPTER THIRTEEN""; ""CHAPTER FOURTEEN""; ""CHAPTER FIFTEEN""; ""CONTRIBUTORS""; ""INDEX""
    Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men explores the changing depiction of superheroes from the comic books of the 1930s to the cinematic present. In this anthology, scholars from a variety of disciplines - including history, cultural studies, Latin American studies, film studies, and English - examine the superhero's cultural history in North America with attention to particular stories and to the historical contexts in which those narratives appeared. Enduring comic book characters from DC and Marvel Comics including Superman, Iron Man, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Avengers are examined, along with less
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, England : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Format: 1 online resource (271 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4438-7104-4
  • Subjects: Superheroes -- United States; Comic books, strips, etc -- United States -- History and criticism; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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