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The New Gods
Psyche and Symbol in Popular Art
Bigger than life
Harold Schecter looks at the impossible tales and images of popular artthe space odysseys and extraterrestrial civilizations, the caped crusaders and men of steel, and monsters from the ocean floor. He finds close connections between religious myth and popular entertainment.
Harold Schecter is Professor of English at Queens College, City University of New York.
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