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The Representation of Sexuality and Gender in Mainstream Comics

ByGraeme Owen

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A sociological examination of the relevance of the modern day superhero and of the sexual stereotypes he or she presents. By using the characters of Marvel and DC Comics as figureheards, the author discusses the importance of the visual image and how it impacts on our view of gender norms.

Details

Publication Date
Dec 20, 2010
Language
English
Category
Reference
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Graeme Owen

Specifications

Pages
85
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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