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Gender and the superhero narrative

Author: Michael D Goodrum; Tara Prescott; Philip Smith
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The explosive popularity of San Diego's Comic-Con, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One, and Netflix's Jessica Jones and Luke Cage all signal the tidal change in superhero narratives and mainstreaming of what were once considered niche interests. Yet just as these areas have become more openly inclusive to an audience beyond heterosexual white men, there has also been an intense backlash, most famously in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary criticism
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Gender and the superhero narrative.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018]
(DLC) 2018016149
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Goodrum; Tara Prescott; Philip Smith
ISBN: 9781496818805 1496818806 9781496821102 1496821106
OCLC Number: 1030446156
Description: xii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Ryan North --
Introduction / Michael Goodrum, Tara Prescott, and Philip Smith --
"Yeah, I Think There Is Still Hope" : Youth, Ethnicity, Faith, Feminism, and Fandom in Ms. Marvel / Mel Gibson --
Intersectional Feminism in Bitch Planet : Moving Comics, Fandom, and Activism beyond the Page / Maite Urcaregui --
"I Was Never the Hero That You Wanted Me to Be" : Feminism and Resistance to Militarism in Marvel's Jessica Jones / Samira Nadkarni --
The Queen of Burlesque : The Subtle (as a Hammer) Satire of Bomb Queen / Christina M. Knopf --
"Curiouser and Curiouser" : Revisiting "The Woman Question" in Batwoman: Elegy / Lisa K. Perdigao --
Rule 63: Genderswapping in Female Superhero Cosplay / Christopher McGunnigle --
Faces of Abjectivity : The Uncanny Mystique and Transsexuality / Dorian L. Alexander --
From Princess to Protagonist: Redesigning the Video Game Superhero / Vanessa Hemovich --
The Evolution of Female Readership : Letter Columns in Superhero Comics / Tim Hanley --
The Gwenaissance : Gwen Stacy and the Progression of Women in Comics / Gabriel Gianola and Janine Coleman.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Goodrum, Tara Prescott & Philip Smith.

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Presents ten essays that explore the point where social justice meets the Justice League. Ranging from comics to video games, Netflix, and cosplay, this volume builds a platform for important voices  Read more...

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