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Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us about Ourselves and Our Society
Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us about Ourselves and Our Society Danny Fingeroth. New York: Continuum/London, 2004. Books about superhero comics are typically written by fans,
Operation Hollywood: How the Pentagon Shapes and Censors the Movies
Operation Hollywood: How the Pentagon Shapes and Censors the Movies David L. Robb. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2004. Decades ago, I submitted a manuscript to a publisher "whose editor explained to
The Myth of the American Superhero
From the Superman of comic books to Hollywood's big-screen action stars, Americans have long enjoyed a love affair with the superhero. In this engaging volume John Shelton Lawrence and Robert Jewett
The Emperor's Virtual Clothes: The Naked Truth about Internet Culture
The Emperor's Virtual Clothes: The Naked Truth about Internet Culture. Dinty W. Moore. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1995. $17.95 hardback. Many of our grandparents now have e-mail accounts at America
Prophetic Politics: Christian Social Movements and American Democracy
Prophetic Politics: Christian Social Movements and American Democracy David S. Gutterman. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005. I began reading this book with radio reports on Hurricane Katrina
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