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Comic connections : reflecting on women in popular culture

Author: Sandra Eckard
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Series: Comic connections
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is intended to be both an introduction to comics as well as a text for specific, ready-to-use activities that instructors can immediate use"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Comic connections.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
(DLC) 2017053255
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Eckard
ISBN: 9781475828061 1475828063
OCLC Number: 1017736829
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Reflecting on women in popular culture / Sandra Eckard --
Stepping into the role of dynamic protagonist: the evolution of Peggy Carter from romantic interest to covert operative / Mary T. Christel --
Wonder Woman: reading and teaching feminism with an Amazonian princess in an era of Jessica Jones / P.L. Thomas --
Ms. Marvel as a new kind of superheroine: analyzing identity, race, and gender with comics / Slimane Aboulkacem, Christopher Foster, Hannah R. Gerber, Ana Marcela Montenegro --
Who am I?: a discovery of self through comics with Buffy, the Vampire Slayer / Jennifer Marmo --
Elektra's cultural power and contradictions for our times / Michael D. Kennedy --
The power of Potts and Pens: women's roles in Iron Man and Superman / Sandra Eckard --
A hero's journey for diverse women in comics: teaching critical visual literacy skills through Serenity and parallel texts Ms. Marvel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Gotham / Margaret A. Robbins --
"I think about that story a lot, actually": V for Vendetta and philosophy in a community college reading course / Joaquin Muñoz.
Series Title: Comic connections
Responsibility: edited by Sandra Eckard.

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