BOBC     Bonner Online-Bibliographie zur Comicforschung

WIKINDX Resources

Stevens, J. Richard: Captain America, Masculinity, and Violence. The Evolution of a National Icon. Syracuse: Syracuse Univ. Press, 2015. (385 S.) 
Added by: joachim (09 May 2017 08:00:35 Europe/Berlin)   Last edited by: joachim (09 May 2017 10:24:16 Europe/Berlin)
Resource type: Book
Languages: englisch
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 9780815653202
BibTeX citation key: Stevens2015
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Categories: General
Keywords: "Captain America", Gender, Gewalt, Historischer Überblick, Nationalismus, Superheld, USA
Creators: Stevens
Publisher: Syracuse Univ. Press (Syracuse)
Views: 1/148
Views index: 8%
Popularity index: 2%
Since 1940, Captain America has battled his enemies in the name of American values, and as those values have evolved, so has Captain America’s character. Author J. Richard Stevens reveals how the comic book hero has evolved to maintain relevance with America’s fluctuating ideas of masculinity, patriotism, and violence. Stevens outlines the history of Captain America’s adventures and places the evolving storyline in dialogue with the comic book industry as well as America’s varying political culture. Using close readings, Stevens shows that Captain America’s adventures encourage reexaminations of issues of masculinity, patriotism, and violence that are as practical as they are interesting to students and scholars of popular culture and the social sciences.

Table of Contents

Preface (xi)

1. Introduction: Sentinel of Liberty (1)
2. The Anti-Hitler Crusader (1940–1949) (24)
3. Commie Smasher! (1953–1954) (57)
4. The Man out of Time (1963–1969) (75)
5. The Liberal Crusader (1969–1979) (98)
6. The Hypercommercialized Leader (1979–1990) (124)
7. The Superficial Icon (1990–2002) (183)
8. Captain America’s Responses to the War on Terror (2002–2007) (210)
9. The Death and Rebirths of Captain America (2007–2014) (256)

Notes (297)
Bibliography (341)
Index (377)

wikindx 5.8.2 ©2019 | Total resources: 12293 | Username: -- | Bibliography: WIKINDX Master Bibliography | Style: Comicforschung-Bibliographie Stil (CFB) | Database queries: 53 | DB execution: 0.30578 secs | Script execution: 0.32106 secs

PHP execution time: 0.01421 s
SQL connection time: 0.00022 s
SQL execution time: 0.30556 s
TPL rendering time: 0.00129 s
Total elapsed time: 0.32106 s
Peak memory usage: 1.6597 MB
Memory at close: 1.6087 MB