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From Alien to The Matrix: Reading Science Fiction Film

Roz Kaveney - Fiction - 2005 - 208 pages
A critical approach to science fiction films that considers them as both autonomous creations and contributions to the genre and to the broader culture, this work looks at the ...
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Nip/Tuck: Television That Gets Under Your Skin

Roz Kaveney, Jennifer Stoy - Performing Arts - 2011 - 227 pages
"The show is an examination of the American family and its many definitions, anxieties and complications of gender and sexuality, and the class issues and illusions surrounding ...
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Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture

Laurence Maslon, Michael Kantor - Social Science - 2013 - 304 pages
Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, the Avengers, the X-Men, Watchmen, and more: the companion volume to the PBS documentary series of the same name that ...
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The Gospel According to Superheroes: Religion and Pop Culture

B. J. Oropeza - Religion - 2005 - 295 pages
"The Gospel According to Superheroes: Religion and Popular Culture" offers an intriguing look at superheroes in light of the spiritual and mythological roles they play in our ...
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The Mythology of the Superhero

Andrew R. Bahlmann - Social Science - 2016 - 216 pages
Superheroes have been an integral part of popular society for decades and have developed a collective mythology familiar in popular culture worldwide. Though scholars and fans ...
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The Unauthorized X-Men: SF And Comic Writers on Mutants, Prejudice, And ...

Len Wein, Leah Wilson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 215 pages
These essays show just why these mutants have such astonishing endurance and staying power. Contributors trace the series' evolution, challenge its metaphors and draw from its ...
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