Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Media Fandom

Edited by Robert Andrew Dunn

MATTHEW'S CHAPTER

"Music Behind the Masks: Fans' Reaction to the Sounds of Batman Villains"

pp. 53-74

Matthew's contributing chapter to this collection of scholarly explorations of media fandom focuses on the theory and psychology of musical scores composed for on-screen Batman villains and fans' resulting reactions as listening audiences. This chapter was the inaugural seed that grew to become Matthew's latest upcoming 2021 book Gotham City Sounds: The Music of Batman Villains.

(2020, IGI Global, 433 pages)

***Unfortunately, my chapter was printed with a few errors in the 1st edition.

The above link displays the corrected chapter.