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Author Arjana, Sophia Rose, author.

Title Veiled superheroes : Islam, feminism, and popular culture / Sophia Rose Arjana ; foreword by Wajahat Ali
Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 149 pages)
Contents Muslim women in western popular culture -- The Muslim body, veiling, and contestations of Islam -- Ms. Marvel, Islam, and America -- Burka Avenger and the subversive veil -- Qahera, Raat, Bloody Nasreen, and the vigilante superhero -- Conclusion: Islamic feminism and Muslim chivalry
Summary Veiled Superheroes: Islam, Feminism, and Popular Culture focuses on female Muslim superheroes in graphic narratives such as the comic Ms. Marvel, the animated television series Burka Avenger, and the webcomic Qahera
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 27, 2017)
Subject Muslim women superheroes in comics.
Veils in comics
Hijab (Islamic clothing) in comics.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism
Graphic novels -- History and criticism
Islam in mass media.
Feminism and literature.
East and West.
Identification (Religion)
Muslims -- Public opinion
Women in popular culture.
Burqas (Islamic clothing) -- Social aspects
ART -- Techniques -- Drawing.
Muslim women superheroes in comics
Hijab (Islamic clothing) in comics
Comic books, strips, etc.
East and West
Feminism and literature
Graphic novels
Identification (Religion)
Islam in mass media
Muslims -- Public opinion
Women in popular culture
Genre/Form Comics criticism
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Comics criticism.
Critiques de bandes dessinées et de romans graphiques.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017039595
ISBN 9781498536530