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Nationalist superheroesOCosuch as Captain America, Captain Canuck, and Union JackOCooften signify the OC nation-stateOCO for readers, but how do these characters and comic books address issues of multiculturalism and geopolitical order? In his engaging book "Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero," geographer Jason Dittmer traces the evolution of the comic book genre as it adapted to new national audiences. He argues that these iconic superheroes contribute to our contemporary understandings of national identity, the righteous use of power, and the role of the United States, Canada, and Britain in the world.
Tracing the nationalist superhero genre from its World War II origins to contemporary manifestations throughout the world, "Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero" analyzes nearly one thousand comic books and audience responses to those books. Dittmer also interviews key comic book writers from Stan Lee and J. M. DeMatteis to Steve Englehart and Paul Cornell.
At a time when popular culture is saturated with superheroes and their exploits, "Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero" highlights the unique relationship between popular culture and international relations.
About the Author: Jason Dittmer is Reader in Human Geography at University College London. He is also author of Popular Culture, Geopolitics, and Identity and coeditor (with Tristan Sturm) of Mapping the End Times: American Evangelical Geopolitics and Apocalyptic Visions.
Titolo: Captain America and the Nationalist ...
Casa editrice: Temple University Press,U.S.
Data di pubblicazione: 2013
Condizione libro: New
Descrizione libro Temple University Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 1439909768 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear, missing dust jacket and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!. Codice libro della libreria Z1439909768Z2
Descrizione libro Temple University Press 2012-11-16, 2012. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fair. 1439909768 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Codice libro della libreria POTM-1439909768