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The New Gods
Psyche and Symbol in Popular Art
Harold Schechter

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Harold Schecter looks at the impossible tales and images of popular art—the 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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First Paperback Edition
September 2004

180 pp. 6 x 9 17 b/w illus.

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Paper $24.95 s
ISBN 978-0-87972-868-7
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