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Wonder Woman Psychology: Lassoing the Truth

Travis Langley Mara Wood Trina Robbins



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01 September 2017
Film theory & criticism; Fiction-related items; Popular culture; Popular psychology; Other Film, TV & Media; Superheroes; DC Universe
A fascinating analysis of the psychology behind Wonder Woman. For 75 years, Wonder Woman has served as an inspiration to people everywhere. Wonder Woman Psychology examines this powerful superhero-who was created by famous psychologist William Moulton Marston-through 20 essays. This collection will analyze:

Marston's important role in the history of forensic psychology How Diana's relationship with her mother and Amazonian sisters shapes her to become a leader and the heroine called Wonder Woman The ways differences in culture and gender can contribute to alienation but also to personal empowerment What roles emotion, strengths, virtues, and culture shock play in heroic behavior
Foreword by:   Trina Robbins
Edited by:   Travis Langley, Mara Wood
Imprint:   Sterling
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 228mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   476g
ISBN:   9781454923435
ISBN 10:   1454923431
Series:   Wonder Woman
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   01 September 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Travis Langley, PhD, is a psychology professor at Henderson State University, USA. He speaks regularly on media and heroism at universities, conferences and popular-culture conventions, including San Diego Comic-Con, New York Comic Con and Wizard World conventions throughout the world.

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