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Lovasz, Adam. "Aquaman as ­Meta-Utopia: A nozickian reading." The Cinema of James Wan. Critical Essays. Eds. Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and Matthew Edwards. Jefferson: McFarland, 2021. 33–52. 
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Resource type: Book Chapter
Language: en: English
BibTeX citation key: Lovasz2021
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Aquaman", Adaptation, Film adaptation, Politics, Superhero, USA, Utopia
Creators: Edwards, Lovasz, Pagnoni Berns
Publisher: McFarland (Jefferson)
Collection: The Cinema of James Wan. Critical Essays
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Adam Lovasz reads Wan's blockbuster Aquaman as part of the narratives of utopia, following Robert Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia (1974), a text that establishes the foundations of a political theory that seeks to legitimize the existence of a minimal state. For Lovasz, Aquaman and the society the story presents can be described using Nozick's ideas on cohabitations and tensions within a common country as a main framework.
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