Superheroes and Superegos: Analyzing the Minds Behind the Masks
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Superheroes and Superegos: Analyzing the Minds Behind the Masks

by Sharon Packer M.D.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313355363

ISBN-13: 9780313355363

Pub. Date: 12/31/2009

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

This comprehensive collection of essays written by a practicing psychiatrist shows that superheroes are more about superegos than about bodies and brawn, even though they contain subversive sexual subtexts that paved the path for major social shifts of the late 20th century.

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This comprehensive collection of essays written by a practicing psychiatrist shows that superheroes are more about superegos than about bodies and brawn, even though they contain subversive sexual subtexts that paved the path for major social shifts of the late 20th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313355363
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/31/2009
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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