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MATTERS OF GRAVITY: SPECIAL EFFECTS AND SUPERMEN IN THE 20TH CENTURY. Scott Bukatman. Duke University Press, Durham, 2003. 312 pp. with 54 ills. (17 col.). 24 x 16 cm. LC 2002-154087 ISBN 0822331195 In English.
Hardcover edition also available; see Worldwide 111874. Focuses on technological spectacle in American popular culture, particularly the motif of weightless escape from the force of gravity and other forms of physical liberation and metamorphosis as depicted in musical film, comic books and animation.
Indexing: Western — United States — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Video/Film/Performance, Several Media
Worldwide Number: 111875
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