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Superman on the couch : what superheroes really tell us about ourselves and our society

Author: Danny Fingeroth
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With its roots in ancient mythologies and modern obsessions, the idea of the superhero is one that permeates our entertainment as well as our daily lives. This book examines how the key superhero  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Danny Fingeroth
ISBN: 0826415393 9780826415394 0826415407 9780826415400
OCLC Number: 341998765
Description: 192 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Danny Fingeroth ; foreword by Stan Lee.
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"Of the series of academic books that I have seen addressing comic books, and the superhero genre in particular, Fingeroth's work is one of the best."- Brett Chandler Patterson, "Science Fiction Read more...

 
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