Miriam Kent is Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the University of East Anglia, where she has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses around gender, identity, culture and politics. Her research focuses on representations of women and men in media based on Marvel superhero comics, linking these to wider socio-political issues. Her work has appeared in the journal Feminist Media Studies as well as on popular feminist news sites such as The F WordShe also provides commentary on political issues in the media at her personal blog.

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Kent, M.


Elektra: Critical Reception, Postfeminism and the Marvel Superheroine on Screen,

in Marvel Comics into Film : Essays on Adaptations since the 1940s.


ISBN 978-0-7864-4304-8

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Kent, M.


Unveiling Marvels: Ms. Marvel and the Reception of the New Muslim Superheroine,

in Feminist Media Studies



pp. 522

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