Posted by: Doc Comics | August 27, 2013

4849 Fall 2011

SUPERHERO RHETORIC FORTRESS OF BLOGITUDE!

Welcome to the SUPERHERO RHETORIC FORTRESS OF BLOGITUDE, the official website for Professor Shaun Treat’s COMM 4849Mythic Rhetoric of the American Superherocourse blog.

Offered at the University of North Texas by the Dept. of Communication Studies, this course explores comic superheroes as culture, commodity, and unique allegorical expression of America’s identity and cultural values.

Sound deep?  You bet, but it’ll also be a heckuva lot of fun.  Superfriends welcome!

The course reading packet will be available at CopyPro (on the corner of Frye and Hickory) on Friday afternoon, and you can grab course comics at MoreFunComics & Games on the Denton Square, but meanwhile, here are more SuperReadings!

A Brief History of Comics and the Superhero

Does America worship superheroes?

Campbell, “A Rhetorical Perspective

Brummett, “Rhetorical Methods in Critical Studies”

Comic of the Week: “RetCon” and BATMAN: YEAR…

View original post 2 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: