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The Resource The 21st century superhero : essays on gender, genre and globalization in film, edited by Richard J. Gray II and Betty Kaklamanidou

The 21st century superhero : essays on gender, genre and globalization in film, edited by Richard J. Gray II and Betty Kaklamanidou

Label
The 21st century superhero : essays on gender, genre and globalization in film
Title
The 21st century superhero
Title remainder
essays on gender, genre and globalization in film
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard J. Gray II and Betty Kaklamanidou
Title variation
Twenty-first century superhero
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"These ten critical essays explore the phenomenon of the superhero film in the 21st century through the lens of numerous academic disciplines, and cover topics such as the role of globalization in the formation of superhero narratives, the shifting nature of masculinity and femininity in the superhero world and the state of the genre today"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
791.43/652
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN1995.9.S76
LC item number
A88 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1971-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gray, Richard J.
  • Kaklamanidou, Betty
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Superhero films
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures and globalization
  • Masculinity in motion pictures
  • Sex role in motion pictures
  • ART
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Masculinity in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures and globalization
  • Sex role in motion pictures
  • Superhero films
  • Comic
  • Verfilmung
  • Superheld
  • Film
  • Geschlechterrolle
  • Globalisierung
Label
The 21st century superhero : essays on gender, genre and globalization in film, edited by Richard J. Gray II and Betty Kaklamanidou
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-196) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Richard J. Gray II and Betty Kaklamanidou -- Globalization. Exceptional Recognition: The U.S. Global Dilemma in The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, and Avatar / Anthony Peter Spanakos -- "You Took My Advice About Theatricality a Bit -- Literally": Theatricality and Cybernetics of Good and Evil in Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and X-Men / Johannes Schlegel and Frank Habermann -- Power, Choice, and September 11 in The Dark Knight / Christine Muller -- Gender. The Mythos of Patriarchy in the X-Men Films / Betty Kaklamanidou -- Vivacious Vixens and Scintillating Super-Hotties: Deconstructing the Superheroine / Richard J. Gray II -- Evolving Portrayals of Masculinity in Superhero Films: Hancock / Christina Adamou -- Genre. Genre and Super-Heroism: Batman in the New Millennium / Vincent M. Gaine -- Super-Intertextuality and 21st Century Individualized Social Advocacy in Spider-Man and Kick-Ass / Justin S. Schumaker -- The Watchmen, Neo-Noir and Pastiche / Phillip Davis -- Smallville: Super Puberty and the Monstrous Superhero / Shahriar Fouladi
Control code
751978824
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 204 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613256966
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
985e8bed-9667-4936-9ab7-dce6a0d8f8a0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)751978824
Label
The 21st century superhero : essays on gender, genre and globalization in film, edited by Richard J. Gray II and Betty Kaklamanidou
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-196) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Richard J. Gray II and Betty Kaklamanidou -- Globalization. Exceptional Recognition: The U.S. Global Dilemma in The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, and Avatar / Anthony Peter Spanakos -- "You Took My Advice About Theatricality a Bit -- Literally": Theatricality and Cybernetics of Good and Evil in Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and X-Men / Johannes Schlegel and Frank Habermann -- Power, Choice, and September 11 in The Dark Knight / Christine Muller -- Gender. The Mythos of Patriarchy in the X-Men Films / Betty Kaklamanidou -- Vivacious Vixens and Scintillating Super-Hotties: Deconstructing the Superheroine / Richard J. Gray II -- Evolving Portrayals of Masculinity in Superhero Films: Hancock / Christina Adamou -- Genre. Genre and Super-Heroism: Batman in the New Millennium / Vincent M. Gaine -- Super-Intertextuality and 21st Century Individualized Social Advocacy in Spider-Man and Kick-Ass / Justin S. Schumaker -- The Watchmen, Neo-Noir and Pastiche / Phillip Davis -- Smallville: Super Puberty and the Monstrous Superhero / Shahriar Fouladi
Control code
751978824
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 204 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613256966
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
985e8bed-9667-4936-9ab7-dce6a0d8f8a0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)751978824

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