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  • The World of DC Comics

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Friedenthal

    The first sustained study of the DC Comics Multiverse, this book explores its history, meanings, and lasting influence. The multiverse is a unique exercise in world-building: a series of parallel and interactive worlds with a cohesive cosmology, developed by various creators over more than 50 years…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Imaginary Worlds

  • Subjectivities, Identities, and Education after Neoliberalism

    Rising from the Rubble, 1st Edition

    By Abraham P. DeLeon

    In this book, DeLeon presents a critique of neoliberalism and present times through a metaphor of social collapse and considers what remains once the dust has settled for a different kind of person to emerge. Engaging a variety of social, political and educational theories, along with pop culture…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Affect and Embodied Meaning in Animation

    Becoming-Animated, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bissonnette

    This book combines insights from the humanities and modern neuroscience to explore the contribution of affect and embodiment on meaning-making in case studies from animation, video games, and virtual worlds. As we interact more and more with animated characters and avatars in everyday media…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Robot Ecology and the Science Fiction Film

    1st Edition

    By J. P. Telotte

    This book offers the first specific application in film studies of what is generally known as ecology theory, shifting attention from history to the (in this case media) environment. It takes the robot as its subject because it has attained a status that resonates not only with some of the key…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture

    Post-Millennial Perspectives on the End of the World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Germana, Aris Mousoutzanis

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays focuses on critical and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century cultural production. Examining the ways in which apocalyptic discourses have had an impact on how we read the world’s globalised space,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Cyberpunk and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Murphy, Lars Schmeink

    Within the expansive mediascape of the 1980s and 1990s, cyberpunk’s aesthetics took firm root, relying heavily on visual motifs for its near-future splendor saturated in media technologies, both real and fictitious. As today’s realities look increasingly like the futures forecast in science fiction…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    This companion provides a definitive and cutting-edge guide to the study of imaginary and virtual worlds across a range of media, including literature, television, film, and games. From the Star Trek universe, Thomas More’s classic Utopia, and J. R. R. Tolkien’s Arda, to elaborate, user-created…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Star Trek

    The Human Frontier, 2nd Edition

    By Duncan Barrett, Michèle Barrett

    In a world shrunk by modern transport and communication, Star Trek has maintained the values of western maritime exploration through the discovery of ‘strange new worlds’ in space. Throughout its fifty-year history, the ‘starry sea’ has provided a familiar backdrop to an ongoing interrogation of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Poli Sci Fi

    An Introduction to Political Science through Science Fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Allen, Justin S. Vaughn

    Poli Sci Fi: An Introduction to Political Science through Science Fiction allows readers, students, and instructors to explore the multiple worlds of science fiction while gaining a firm grasp of core political science concepts. This carefully composed text is comprised of sixteen brief chapters,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge

  • Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sherryl Vint

    Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader is an essential resource for literature students studying science fiction, science and popular culture, and contemporary theory. This book combines key theories that have become touchstones for work in the field with more recent thinking to …

    Paperback – 2015-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Readers

  • Endangering Science Fiction Film

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Redmond, Leon Marvell

    Endangering Science Fiction Film explores the ways in which science fiction film is a dangerous and endangering genre. The collection argues that science fiction's cinematic power rests in its ability to imagine ‘Other’ worlds that challenge and disturb the lived conditions of the ‘real’…

    Paperback – 2015-07-08
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Artificial Culture

    Identity, Technology, and Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Tama Leaver

    Artificial Culture is an examination of the articulation, construction, and representation of "the artificial" in contemporary popular cultural texts, especially science fiction films and novels. The book argues that today we live in an artificial culture due to the deep and inextricable…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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