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Tembo, Kwasu D. "Among Them but Not One of Them. A Xenological Exploration of the Otherness and Power of DC Comics’ Superman." In: Caietele Echinox 34 (2018), S. 181–199. 
Added by: joachim (25.10.20, 01:48)   
Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: English
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.24193/cechinox.2018.34.14
BibTeX citation key: Tembo2018
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Superman", Superhero, USA
Creators: Tembo
Collection: Caietele Echinox
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With a view to exploring the relationship between DC Comics’ Superman’s engagement with posthumanism and science fiction, as well as posthumanism and planetarity, this paper will provide an analysis of various xenological aspects of the character, as an uncanny alien, in order to explore a range of conclusions that can be drawn from my central hypothesis that Superman is a character that is simultaneously a representation of onto-existential familiarity as well as Otherness and power that ultimately disrupts anthropocentric and geocentric frames of reference.
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