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The Supervillain Reader

Robert Moses Peaslee and Robert G. Weiner (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826466
eISBN:
9781496826510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826466.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

It’s been argued that every good superhero needs an equally compelling supervillain. The Supervillain Reader sheds light on why “it’s all about the villain.” The editors have assembled a collection ... More


Filming Hegemony: Hollywood and the Manichean Script of Geopolitics

Georg Löfflmann

in American Grand Strategy under Obama: Competing Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419765
eISBN:
9781474435192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419765.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter focuses on popular culture as key site for the production of constructs of geopolitical identity and practices of national security as common sense knowledge and conventional wisdom, ... More


Dividing Lines: A Brief Taxonomy of Moral Identity

A. G. Holdier

in The Supervillain Reader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826466
eISBN:
9781496826510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826466.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

If you are interested in supervillains – or, for that matter, their wretched, do-good counterparts, the superheroes – then The Supervillain Readeris for you. Bringing together essays related to film, ... More


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