Veiled Superheroes: Islam, Feminism, and Popular Culture By Sophia Rose Arjana, Kim Fox (With), Wajahat Ali (Foreword by) Cover Image

Veiled Superheroes: Islam, Feminism, and Popular Culture (Paperback)

By Sophia Rose Arjana, Kim Fox (With), Wajahat Ali (Foreword by)
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This groundbreaking study examines Muslim female superheroes within a matrix of Islamic theology, feminism, and contemporary political discourse. Through a close reading of texts including Ms. Marvel, Qahera, and The 99, Sophia Rose Arjana argues that these powerful and iconic characters reflect independence and agency, reflecting the diverse lives of Muslim girls and women in the world today.

About the Author


Sophia Rose Arjana is assistant professor of religion at Western Kentucky University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781498536547
ISBN-10: 1498536549
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2019
Pages: 178
Language: English