Rituals of Mourning and National Innocence


  • John Shelton Lawrence is professor emeritus, Morningside College. With Robert Jewett, he is coauthor of The Myth of the American Superhero (2002), which received the John Cawelti Award of the ACA and the Mythopoeic Society Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies. They have also coauthored Captain America and the Crusade Against Evil: The Dilemma of Zealous Nationalism (2003).