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The Ages of Wonder Woman: Essays on the Amazon Princess in Changing Times

The Ages of Wonder Woman: Essays on the Amazon Princess in Changing Times

by Joseph J. Darowski
     
 

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Created in 1941 by the psychologist William Marston, Wonder Woman would go on to have one of the longest continuous runs of published comic book adventures in the history of the industry. More than 70 years after her debut, Wonder Woman remains a popular culture icon. Throughout the intervening years many comic book creators have had a hand in guiding her story,

Overview

Created in 1941 by the psychologist William Marston, Wonder Woman would go on to have one of the longest continuous runs of published comic book adventures in the history of the industry. More than 70 years after her debut, Wonder Woman remains a popular culture icon. Throughout the intervening years many comic book creators have had a hand in guiding her story, resulting in different interpretations of the Amazon Princess.

In this collection of new essays, each examines a specific period or storyline from Wonder Woman comic books and analyzes that story in regard to contemporary issues in American society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786471225
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
11/18/2013
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Joseph J. Darowski, a professor of English at Brigham Young University-Idaho, has published work on comic book superheroes such as the X-Men, Green Lantern, and Superman and is the author or co-editor of several books.

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