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Title Liquid metal : the science fiction film reader / edited by Sean Redmond.

Published London ; New York : Wallflower, 2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.43615 LIQU    DUE 11-01-20
Physical description xi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Wonder of Science Fiction 1 -- 1 Images of Wonder: The Look of Science Fiction / Vivian Sobchack 4 -- 2 'You've Got To Be Fucking Kidding!': Knowledge, Belief and Judgement in Science Fiction / Steve Neale 11 -- 3 Sensuous Elaboration: Reason and the Visible in the Science Fiction Film / Barry Keith Grant 17 -- 4 Between Science Fact and Science Fiction: Spielberg's Digital Dinosaurs, Possible Worlds and the New Aesthetic Realism / Warren Buckland 24 -- 2 Science Fiction's Disaster Imagination 37 -- 5 Imagination of Disaster / Susan Sontag 40 -- 6 Technophobia/Dystopia / Michael Ryan, Douglas Kellner 48 -- 7 Human Artifice and the Science Fiction Film / J. P. Telotte 57 -- 8 Dream Girls and Mechanic Panic: Dystopia and its Others in Brazil and Nineteen Eighty-Four / Linda Ruth Williams 64 -- 3 Spatial Abyss: The Science Fiction City 75 -- 9 Cities on the Edge of Time: The Urban Science Fiction Film / Vivian Sobchack 78 -- 10 Dark City: White Flight and the Urban Science Fiction Film in Postwar America / Eric Avila 88 -- 11 On the Edge of Spaces: Blade Runner, Ghost in the Shell and Hong Kong's Cityscape / Wong Kin Yuen 98 -- 4 Origin of Species: Time Travel and the Primal Scene 113 -- 12 Back to the Future: Oedipus as Time Traveller / Andrew Gordon 116 -- 13 Time Travel, Primal Scene and the Critical Dystopia / Constance Penley 126 -- 14 Another Time, Another Space: Modernity, Subjectivity and The Time Machine / Jonathan Bignell 136 -- 15 With Eyes Uplifted: Space Aliens as Sky Gods / Carol Schwartz Ellis 145 -- 5 Liquid Metal: The Cyborg in Science Fiction 155 -- 16 A Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, Technology and Socialist Feminism in the 1980s / Donna J. Haraway 158 -- 17 Technophilia: Technology, Representation and the Feminine / Mary Ann Doane 182 -- 18 Machine as Messiah: Cyborgs, Morphs and the American Body Politic / Doran Larson 191 -- 19 Ghosts and Machines: The Technological Body / Susan J. Napier 205 -- 6 Imitation of Life: Postmodern Science Fiction 217 -- 20 Postfuturism / Vivian Sobchack 220 -- 21 Who Programs You? The Science Fiction of the Spectacle / Scott Bukatman 228 -- 22 Prosthetic Memory: Total Recall and Blade Runner / Alison Landsberg 239 -- 23 Akira, Postmodernism and Resistance / Isolde Standish 249 -- 7 Poaching the Universe: Science Fiction Fandom 261 -- 24 Star Trek Rerun, Reread, Rewritten: Fan Writing as Textual Poaching / Henry Jenkins III 264 -- 25 'We're Only A Speck in the Ocean': The Fan as Powerless Elite / John Tulloch 281 -- 26 New Hope: The Postmodern Project of Star Wars / Will Brooker 298 -- 27 Web of Babylon / Kurt Lancaster 308 -- 8 Look to the Skies!: 1950s Science Fiction Invasion Narratives 315 -- 28 Russians Are Coming, Aren't They? Them! and The Thing / Peter Biskind 318 -- 29 Re-examining the 1950s Invasion Narratives / Mark Jancovich 325 -- 30 We're the Martians Now: British SF Invasion Fantasies of the 1950s and 1960s / Peter Hutchings 337.
Other author Redmond, Sean, 1967-
Subject Science fiction films -- History and criticism.
Science fiction television programs.
ISBN 1903364884
1903364876 (paperback) £16.99