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Title Our superheroes, ourselves [electronic resource] / edited by Robin Rosenberg.
Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Our relationships with superheroes. Our fascination with superheroes / Robin S. Rosenberg -- Superhero comics as moral pornography / David A. Pizarro and Roy Baumeister -- Are superhero stories good for us? : reflections from clinical practice / Lawrence C. Rubin -- Emotions in comics : why the silver age of comics made a difference / Peter J. Jordan -- The effects of superhero sagas on our gendered selves / Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz and Hillary Pennell -- Pt. 2. The humanity of superheroes. Our superheroes, our supervillains : are they all that different? / Travis Langley -- Are superheroes just supergifted? / Robin S. Rosenberg and Ellen Winner -- The very real work lives of superheroes : illustrations of work psychology / Gary N. Burns and Megan B. Morris -- How super are superheroes? / Robert J. Sternberg -- Seven roads to justice for superheroes and humans / Mikhail Lyubansky.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- Psychological aspects.
Superheroes -- Psychological aspects.
Psychology in literature.
Archetype (Psychology)
Added Author Rosenberg, Robin S.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780199765812 0199765812 (DLC) 2012035088
ISBN 0199339473 (electronic bk.)
9780199339471 (electronic bk.)
9780199765812 (acid-free paper)
0199765812 (acid-free paper)
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