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Superheroes

Tom Collins

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780195146561
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780195307429
Superheroes

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Mythic heroes have existed in different cultures for millennia, from the Babylonian Gilgamesh to the Greek Hercules to the British

Reference Entry.  1159 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Children's Literature Studies

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