Capitalist Superheroes: Caped Crusaders in the Neoliberal Age

Capitalist Superheroes: Caped Crusaders in the Neoliberal Age

by Dan Hassler-Forest

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ISBN-13: 9781780991795
Publisher: Hunt, John Publishing
Publication date: 12/16/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 285
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dan Hassler-Forest is assistant professor of film and literature at the University of Amsterdam. He publishes widely on comics, American cinema, popular literature, and critical theory. He is originally from New York but has lived most of his life in Netherlands.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Superheroes, Historical Continuity, and the Origin Story 21

2 Disaster Capitalism and the Traumatized Superhero 69

3 Traversing the Neoliberal Metropolis 113

4 Surveillance, Control and Visibility in the Neoliberal City 157

5 Neoliberal Capitalism and the End of the World 207

Conclusion 257

Endnotes 261

Works Cited 263

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