Superman is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice and the Jewish-American Way

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Superman is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice and the Jewish-American Way

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Description

From a brilliant and witty comic book aficionado, this “scholarly but lively narrative” (Kirkus Reviews) reveals the links between Jews and the iconic superheroes of Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Stan Lee, and Jack Kirby -- Provided by publisher

Keywords

Superman (Fictitious character); Comic books, strips, etc -- History and criticism; Jewish literature -- History and criticism; Superheroes in literature; Superheroes in art; Jews in literature; Jews in art; Jews -- United States -- History;

Document Type

Book

ISBN

9781416595311

Publication Date

2016

Publisher

Free Press

City

New York

Department

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology

Disciplines

Anthropology | Sociology

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Object Description

xxviii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

Language

EN

Superman is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice and the Jewish-American Way

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