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Sandifer, Philip: A Golden Thread. An Unofficial Critical History of Wonder Woman. o.O. Eruditorum, 2013. (269 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: englisch
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-1493566723
BibTeX citation key: Sandifer2013
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Keywords: "Wonder Woman", Historischer Überblick, Superheld, USA
Creators: Sandifer
Publisher: Eruditorum (o.O.)
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Abstract
For over seventy years Wonder Woman has been one of the most popular and recognized comic book characters in the world. Now, for the first time, A Golden Thread presents a detailed critical history of the character. From her origins as a World War II-era avatar of William Moulton Marston’s vision of a feminist bondage utopia to the present day, this book looks closely at seven decades of Wonder Woman comics alongside her appearances in television and film. Through her many highs and many lows, this book traces the unlikely story of the world’s most popular feminist character.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Last Utopia (1)

1. Man’s World (December 1941) (6)
2. Clay (1942) (15)
3. God of War (1943–45) (23)
4. William Moulton Marston (39)
5. The First Transition (1946–48) (54)
6. Harry G. Peter (63)
7. Robert Kanigher (1948–1958) (74)
8. The Silver Age (1958–68) (85)
9. The “I Ching” Era (1968–72) (102)
10. Gloria Steinem, Wonder Woman, and Feminism (116)
11. Julius Schwartz (1973–76) (131)
12. Lynda Carter (141)
13. Return to World War II (1977–78) (153)
14. Repeated Turmoil (1978–85) (162)
15. Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985–86) (174)
16. George Pérez (1987–92) (181)
17. William Messner-Loebs (1992–95) (192)
18. The Second Wilderness (1995–2002) (203)
19. Greg Rucka (2002-05) (214)
20. Infinite Crisis (2005–07) (230)
21. Gail Simone (2008–10) (244)
22. Movies and TV Projects (253)
23. Brian Azzarello (2011–13) (263)

About the Author (269)


  
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