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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
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
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • 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
Label
The 21st century superhero : essays on gender, genre and globalization in film, edited by Richard J. Gray II and Betty Kaklamanidou
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
714086826
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 204 pages
Isbn
9780786463459
Lccn
2011017365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40019611943
Label
The 21st century superhero : essays on gender, genre and globalization in film, edited by Richard J. Gray II and Betty Kaklamanidou
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
714086826
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 204 pages
Isbn
9780786463459
Lccn
2011017365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40019611943

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