Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts, Cultural Histories, and Contemporary Contexts, Vol 3, No 2-3 (2007)

All American Messiah: The Death of Captain America and the Symbolism of American Messianic Aspiration

William David Hall, Ezra Howard
Issued Date: 26 Feb 2010

Abstract


Approaches the recent death of Captain America sideline of Marvel Comics from the perspective of political theology and philosophical messianism as these ideas appear in the works of Giorgio Agamben, Rene Girard, Walter Benjamin, and Carl Schmitt.

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DOI: 10.1558/post.v3i2/3.3.131






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