Genre Analysis: The Gangster, The Evolved Detective, And The Dark Knight

Genre Analysis: The Gangster, The Evolved Detective, And The Dark Knight

by Kamuela Kaneshiro

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Overview

Genre Analysis: The Gangster, The Evolved Detective, and The Dark Knight examined Batman in post-9/11 American culture. Created for Batman fans as well as scholars, this revised master's thesis chronicled Batman across various media. This study revealed his lore is a working modern myth, and proved how Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight reflected a post-9/11 world.

Some aspects utilized in this body of work were:
- generic criticism,
- semiotics,
- film noir,
- The P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Act,
- terrorism,
- vigilantism,
- the ticking bomb scenario, and
- the prisoner's dilemma.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781985754355
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/06/2018
Pages: 102
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.21(d)

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