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Alan Moore and Anarchist Praxis in Form: Bibliography, Remediation, and Aesthetic Form in V for Vendetta and Black Dossier

James Gifford and Orion Ussner Kidder

in Working-Class Comic Book Heroes: Class Conflict and Populist Politics in Comics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816641
eISBN:
9781496816689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816641.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

By privileging anarchism as a movement, a philosophy, and a methodology, these scholars extend its operation as an organizational concept across Alan Moore’s oeuvre, particularly to his later works, ... More


Between Trauma and Tragedy: From The Matrix to V for Vendetta

Peter Y. Paik

in From Utopia to Apocalypse: Science Fiction and the Politics of Catastrophe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650781
eISBN:
9781452946078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650781.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter evaluates the Matrix Trilogy and V for Vendetta, analyzing the incapacity to compose a credible and coherent narrative about revolutionary change based on the idea of a political ... More


Love and Liberty: The Social Contract and V for Vendetta

Eric Bain-Selbo

in Graphic Novels as Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813275
eISBN:
9781496813312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813275.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter demonstrates how the social contract theory is one of the most dominant ways in which political philosophy is done. At least one important objective of the contract is to use the power ... More


From Utopia to Apocalypse: Science Fiction and the Politics of Catastrophe

Peter Y. Paik

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650781
eISBN:
9781452946078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650781.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Revolutionary narratives in recent science fiction graphic novels and films compel audiences to reflect on the politics and societal ills of the day. Through character and story, science fiction ... More


Villain Becomes Hero: The Modern Guy Fawkes

Allan Metcalf

in The Life of Guy: Guy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Unlikely History of an Indispensable Word

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190669201
eISBN:
9780190060794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669201.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Another diversion is necessary to acknowledge the return of Guy Fawkes in the present day. No, it’s not his Second Coming, but there is awareness of Guy Fawkes as a role model for modern-day ... More


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