Barthes, Roland (2009). Mythologies. London: Vintage. (Chapter: “Myth Today,” c. 50 p.)
Earle, Harriet E. H. (2020). Comics: An Introduction. London: Routledge. (226 p.)
Lund, Martin (2016). Re-Constructing the Man of Steel: Superman 1938-1941, Jewish American History, and the Invention of the Jewish-Comics Connection. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (188 p.)
McCutcheon, Russell T. (2018). Fabricating Religion: Fanfare for the Common e.g. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter. (181 p.)
In addition to the above there will be c. 100 pages of articles and book chapters in a compendium, c. 300 pages of comics for discussion and analysis, and c. 100 pages of additional readings for the assessments, which will be chosen in consultation with the teacher.