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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Lepore, Jill, 1966- Book - 2014 741.597 Le, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Social Science / Gender Studies / Lepore, Jill, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Social Science / Popular Culture / Lepore, Jill 4 On Shelf 4 requests on 8 copies Community Rating: 4.6 out of 5

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Veritas -- Family circle -- Paradise island -- Great Hera! I'm back! -- Sources and acknowledgments -- Comics index.
A cultural history of Wonder Woman traces the character's creation and enduring popularity, drawing on interviews and archival research to reveal the pivotal role of feminism in shaping her seven-decade story.

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Stranger than Fiction History submitted by sdunav on June 12, 2015, 5:38pm I love this book so much I have a hard time summing it all up. Fascinating history, well-written, meticulously researched, with clever illustrations. Bondage, polyamory, lie detectors, Supreme Court decisions, feminists of all kinds, superheroes and comics and their effect on kids, there's just so much all intertwined.

Suffering Sappho! submitted by granumm on July 9, 2018, 10:27am Well-written and informative, this is not the story I was expecting to learn. Marston's life, career struggles, and sexual exploration - both academic and personal - weave together with the history of early 20th century feminism.

Wonder Woman! submitted by Adam Graham on August 31, 2018, 8:24pm This is a great book! I was amazed how much there is to learn about Wonder Woman's background and her creator. A fun read that weaves both history and academic writing.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Year Published: 2014
Description: xiv, 410 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780385354042
0385354045

SUBJECTS
Marston, William Moulton, -- 1893-1947.
Wonder Woman (Fictitious character)
Superheroes -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Feminism -- History.
Women's rights -- History.