The assimilation of yogic religions through pop culture
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The assimilation of yogic religions through pop culture / edited by Paul G. Hackett ; foreword by David Gordon White.
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Table of Contents:
- Foreword / David Gordon White
- Editor's preface / Paul G. Hackett
- Acknowledgements / Preliminary Notes
- Part I : Theatre and film. Introduction / Ken Derry
- The yogi, the prince, and the courtesan: Izéÿl in Europe and America / Samuel Thévoz
- Supermen, mystical women, and oriental others : dynamics of race and gender in pop cultural yogis and the universal superhuman / Anya P. Foxen
- From the razor's edge to the Scalpel's blade : Larry Darrell, Doctor Strange, and the trope of the rehabilitated western man as yogi / Paul G. Hackett
- Part II : Television and serials. Introduction / Jane Naomi Iwamura and Paul G. Hackett
- "I'll see you again in twenty-five years:" Tibetan Buddhism in David Lynch's twin peaks and American pop culture in the 90s / Adam C. Krug
- The future is not what it used to be : religion, yogic power, and Tibet in Star Trek and Doctor Who / Paul G. Hackett
- The blank scriptures of the Xiyou ji : interpretive flexibility and religious stability in post-1949 adaptations of The Journey to the West / Nathan Faries and Yuanfei Wang
- Part III : Comic books and graphic novels. Introduction / A. David Lewis
- The spiritual superhero : a historical overview of tantra in comics / Albion M. Butters
- The implied Spider-Man : transcreating religious imagery and meaning in Spider-Man : India / Rex Barnes
- The dark knight of the soul : death as initiatory ordeal in Grant Morrison's Batman R.I.P. / Joel Bordeaux
- Afterword / Paul G. Hackett.