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The Resource Superheroes and Greek tragedy : comparing cultural icons, Sally MacEwen

Superheroes and Greek tragedy : comparing cultural icons, Sally MacEwen

Label
Superheroes and Greek tragedy : comparing cultural icons
Title
Superheroes and Greek tragedy
Title remainder
comparing cultural icons
Statement of responsibility
Sally MacEwen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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MacEwen, Sally
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Greek drama (Tragedy)
  • Heroes in literature
  • Heroes in motion pictures
  • Heroes on television
Label
Superheroes and Greek tragedy : comparing cultural icons, Sally MacEwen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([520]-535) and index
Contents
  • App.
  • Modern female heroes, or, from Cinderella to Buffy
  • Ch. 4.
  • The triumph of Dike, or, the heroic choice
  • Ch. 5.
  • Falling, heroes, or, when heroes come home
  • Ch. 6.
  • Fallen heroes, or, the hero goes home
  • Ch. 7.
  • The triumph of Tyche, or, Clytemnestra's vision
  • Ch. 1.
  • Epilogue : "heroes : the final chapter", or, the rule of the muscle shirt
  • Introduction, or the affective fallacy redeemed
  • Ch. 2.
  • A short social history of Athens, or, Pallikari meets father-knows-best
  • Conclusion : a discursive reconstruction of heroism
  • Two thoughts about Athenian ideology and drama
  • Ch. 3.
  • The affective hero, or, why Shane can't come back but Oedipus has to
Control code
10771281
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 545 p.
Isbn
9780773457768
Lccn
2006044977
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(DLC) 2006044977
Label
Superheroes and Greek tragedy : comparing cultural icons, Sally MacEwen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([520]-535) and index
Contents
  • App.
  • Modern female heroes, or, from Cinderella to Buffy
  • Ch. 4.
  • The triumph of Dike, or, the heroic choice
  • Ch. 5.
  • Falling, heroes, or, when heroes come home
  • Ch. 6.
  • Fallen heroes, or, the hero goes home
  • Ch. 7.
  • The triumph of Tyche, or, Clytemnestra's vision
  • Ch. 1.
  • Epilogue : "heroes : the final chapter", or, the rule of the muscle shirt
  • Introduction, or the affective fallacy redeemed
  • Ch. 2.
  • A short social history of Athens, or, Pallikari meets father-knows-best
  • Conclusion : a discursive reconstruction of heroism
  • Two thoughts about Athenian ideology and drama
  • Ch. 3.
  • The affective hero, or, why Shane can't come back but Oedipus has to
Control code
10771281
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 545 p.
Isbn
9780773457768
Lccn
2006044977
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(DLC) 2006044977

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