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Subject: America

Analysing the presentation of 1980s American masculinity in Frank Miller’s Daredevil: The Man Without Fear! (#168-191)

  • Author:
  • James Eling
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • America
  • comic
  • Daredevil
  • feminism
  • feminist theory
  • femme fatale
  • gender
  • gender presentation
  • hard body
  • hypermasculine
  • masculinity
  • men
  • social change
  • social identity
  • societal role
  • superheroes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) English

American Mythology, Heroism and Jesse James: The Representational Evolution of the ‘Wild West Hero’ in Cinema

  • Author:
  • Daniel Gilbrook
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • cinema
  • commercialism
  • culture
  • film
  • heroism
  • history
  • Jesse James
  • mythology
  • popular culture
  • silent film
  • Twentieth Century
  • Western
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

An Analysis of American Exceptionalism within Iron Man (Favreau, 2008) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

  • Author:
  • Jacob O’Dell
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • cinema
  • exceptionalism
  • heroism
  • Iron Man
  • Marvel
  • mass media
  • media
  • mythology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production

Buffalo Bill, popular culture and urban, working class masculinity in late nineteenth century America

  • Author:
  • Millie Harris
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • Buffalo Bill
  • Cuba
  • immigration
  • industrialisation
  • masculinity
  • Nineteenth Century
  • popular culture
  • Spanish-American war
  • United States
  • urbanisation
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

‘For a while, like the sun in the centre of the universe, you influenced and attracted the admiration of mankind’. Representations of George Washington in the Partisan Press and the Divides of the First Party System

  • Author:
  • Matthew Goodacre
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • Democratic-Republicans
  • Federalists
  • First Party System
  • George Washington
  • political movements
  • politics
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

What can the Mayorship of Bernie Sanders in Burlington, Vermont, tell us about the Nature of Politics in President Ronald Reagan’s America, 1980-1989?

  • Author:
  • Ryan Dean Thompson
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • America
  • Bernie Sanders
  • economic policy
  • foreign policy
  • journalism
  • Mayorship
  • newspaper
  • policy makers
  • political movements
  • politics
  • Reagan administration
  • Socialist Party
  • United States
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) English and History