Die Inszenierung des Vaterverlustes in den Batman-Verfilmungen von 1989 - 2012

Clara Bürfent
2015 unpublished
The Objective of this study was to examine the impact of loss of a father in the Batman films of 1989-2012, with a focus on the most recent films from the years 2008-2012, directed by Christopher Nolan. This thesis addresses the question of how far the loss of a father impacts upon and is responsible for the development of Bruce Wayne into Batman and the ways in which this is depicted in the film adaptations. To enable this examination, the films are analyzed using selected theoretical models
more » ... assess their narrative, political and psychoanalytic structures. To further contextualize the results obtained comparisons will be drawn between the roles of father figures in other superhero films and in other film genres.
doi:10.25365/thesis.35944 fatcat:ph475fhvajfg7pvn2yyfkt6s3y