The Many More Lives Of The Batman by Roberta PearsonThe Many More Lives Of The Batman by Roberta Pearson

The Many More Lives Of The Batman

EditorRoberta Pearson, William Uricchio, Will Brooker

Hardcover | August 31, 2015

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The Many Lives of the Batman (1991) was a pioneer within cultural and comic book scholarship. This fresh new sequel retains the best of the original chapters but also includes images, new chapters and new contributions from the Batman writers and editors. Spanning 75 years and multiple incarnations, this is the definitive history of Batman.
Roberta Pearson is Professor of Film and Television Studies at the University of Nottingham, UK. She is the co-author of Star Trek and American Television (2014), editor of Reading Lost: Perspectives on a hit television show (2009) and co-editor of Storytelling in the Media Convergence Age: Exploring Screen Narratives (2015), among ot...
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Title:The Many More Lives Of The BatmanFormat:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9.5 × 6.23 × 0.78 inPublished:August 31, 2015Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Revisiting the Batman; Roberta Pearson, William Uricchio, Will Brooker 
PART I: CREATING THE BATMAN
1. Man, Myth and Cultural Icon; Paul Levitz
2. Notes from the Batcave: An Interview with Dennis O'Neil; Robert Pearson and William Uricchio
3. Batman and the Twilight of the Idols: An Interview with Frank Miller; Christopher Sharrett
4. Fifth Dimensional Batman: An Interview with Grant Morrison; Will Brooker
5. History Left Unsaid: Implied Continuity in Batman's Contemporary Comic-Book Narratives; Anthony N. Smith 
PART II: CIRCULATING THE BATMAN
6. 'Holy Commodity Fetish, Batman!': The Political Economy of a Commercial Intertext; Eileen Meehan
7. Batman in East Asia; Mark Gallagher
8. Batsploitation: Parodies, Fan-Films and Remakes; Iain Robert Smith 
PART III: READING THE BATMAN
9. Batman Versus Superman: A Conversation; Phillip Bevin
10. Batgirl: Continuity, Crisis and Feminism; Will Brooker
11. Batman: The Movie, Narrative: The Hyperconscious; Jim Collins
12. Same Bat Channel, Different Bat Times: Mass Culture and Popular Memory; Lynn Spigel and Henry Jenkins 
PART IV: MULTIPLYING THE BATMAN
13. I'm Not Fooled by that Cheap Disguise; Wiliam Uricchio and Roberta Pearson 
Bibliography
Index