TITLE

"Suffering Sappho!": Wonder Woman and the (Re)Invention of the Feminine Ideal

AUTHOR(S)
Stanley, Kelli E.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Helios;Fall2005, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p143
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the creation of the comic book superheroine, Wonder Woman by United States-based psychologist William Marston. Wonder Woman debuted in "All Star Comics" before World War II. She has emerged as the most durable superheroine in popular culture. Marston improvised an ancient Greek myth in his creation of Wonder Woman, who is endowed with a number of powers from the gods.
ACCESSION #
20872560

 

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