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Author Lepore, Jill, 1966- author

Title The secret history of Wonder Woman / Jill Lepore
Edition First edition
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  741.5973 Lep/Sho  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 410 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. One Veritas -- pt. Two Family Circle -- pt. Three Paradise Island
Summary A cultural history of Wonder Woman traces the character's creation and enduring popularity, drawing on interviews and archival research to reveal the pivotal role of feminism in shaping her seven-decade story
Notes "This is a Borzoi book"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Wonder Woman (Fictitious character)
Marston, William Moulton, 1893-1947.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States.
Feminism in literature.
Feminism -- United States -- History.
Literature and society -- United States.
Women heroes in literature.
Women's rights -- United States -- History.
Women superheroes.
Genre/Form Superhero comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
LC no. 2014011064
ISBN 9780385354042 (hardback)