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Veiled Superheroes: Islam, Feminism, and Popular Culture

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This groundbreaking study examines Muslim female superheroes within a matrix of Islamic theology, feminism, and contemporary political discourse. Through a close reading of texts including Ms. Marvel, Qahera, and The 99, Sophia Rose Arjana argues that these powerful and iconic characters reflect independence and agency, reflecting the diverse lives of Muslim girls and ...more
Hardcover, 178 pages
Published November 15th 2017 by Lexington Books
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Jasmine
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Super short, but highly informative. I'm writing my dissertation on Marvel superheroes and the lack of diversity in the films, and this has seriously helped my analysis. I'll definitely be using this as a reference!
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