The New Gods: Psyche and Symbol in Popular Art

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Popular Press, 1980 - 172 pages

Harold Schechter looks at the impossible tales and images of popular art--the space odysseys and extraterrestrial civilizations, the caped crusaders and men of steel, and monsters from the ocean floor--and finds close connections between religious myth and popular entertainment.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Realization of the Shadow
31
Hero With 2000 Faces
118
Notes
154
Index
167

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About the author (1980)

Harold Schecter is professor of English at Queens College, City University of New York.

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