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作者 Battis, Jes
書名 Supernatural Youth : The Rise of the Teen Hero in Literature and Popular Culture
出版項 Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2011
國際標準書號 9780739149799 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (198 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Introduction: Supernatural Youth -- 1 Spiritual, Not Sexual: The Plight of the Adolescent Human Wizard in Diane Duane's Young Wizards Series -- 2 Magical Learning and Loss: Hermione Granger and the Female Intellectual in Harry Potter -- 3 Magic, Adolescence, and Education on Terry Pratchett's Discworld -- 4 "Does the Phrase 'Vampire Slayer' Mean Anything to You?": The Discursive Construction of the Just Woman Warrior Trope in Joss Whedon's Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV Series -- 5 Why Xander Matters: The Extraordinary Ordinary in Buffy the Vampire Slayer -- 6 "Kinda Gay": Queer Cult Fandom and Willow's (Bi)Sexuality in Buffy the Vampire Slayer -- 7 Postfeminism in a Postmodern Landscape: Navigating Difference on Veronica Mars -- 8 "Bigger Things to Worry About": Allusions and the British Fantasy Tradition in Hex -- 9 Being Harvey Kinkel: The Laws of the Other Realm in Sabrina the Teenage Witch -- 10 Closed Minds: Tamora Pierce's Teenagers and the Problem of Desire -- 11 Nerds, Geeks, and Dorks, Oh My!: The Teen Wizard as Social Outcast -- 12 Breaking the Spell: Power and Choice in Holly Black's Valiant -- 13 Enrolling in the "Hidden School": Timothy Hunter and the Education of the Teenage Comic Book Magus -- About the Contributors
The goal of Supernatural Youth: The Rise of the Teen Hero in Literature and Popular Culture, edited by Jes Battis, is to analyze the ways in which young heroic protagonists are presented in popular literary and visual texts. Supernatural Youth is essential for educators who work in the fields of English, media studies, women's studies, LGBT studies, and sociology, as well as undergraduate students who are interested in popular culture
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Battis, Jes Supernatural Youth : The Rise of the Teen Hero in Literature and Popular Culture Lanham, MD : Lexington Books,c2011 9780739128596
主題 Youth in mass media
Electronic books
Alt Author Cisco, Michael
Ching, Alison
Elza, Cary
Haberkorn, Gideon
Kociemba, David
Mills, Alice
Moorman, Jennifer
Neighbors, R.C
Reinhardt, Verena
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