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Grande Branger, Luis A. "Aquaman and American White Supremacy." The Cinema of James Wan. Critical Essays. Eds. Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and Matthew Edwards. Jefferson: McFarland, 2021. 71–90. 
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Resource type: Book Chapter
Language: en: English
BibTeX citation key: GrandeBranger2021
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Aquaman", Adaptation, Ethnicity, Film adaptation, Nationalism, Politics, Superhero, USA
Creators: Edwards, Grande Branger, Pagnoni Berns
Publisher: McFarland (Jefferson)
Collection: The Cinema of James Wan. Critical Essays
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The section closes with Luis A. Grande Branger's essay on Aquaman, offering his own take on the superhero film. To him, Aquaman can be read as part of the heated discussions on race, immigration, nationalism and white supremacy. The film methaporizes anxieties and fears regarding the position of the extreme right in contemporary America, post-Donald Trump's ascension to presidency.
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