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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Battlestar Galactica and International Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas J. Kiersey, Iver B. Neumann

    Looking at a television franchise like Battlestar Galactica (BSG) is no longer news within the discipline of International Relations. A growing number of scholars in and out of IR are studying the importance of cultural artifacts – popular or otherwise – for the phenomena that make up the core of…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Science Fiction Film, Television, and Adaptation

    Across the Screens, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jay Telotte, Gerald Duchovnay

    While film and television seem to be closely allied screen media, our feature films and television series have seldom been successfully adapted across those screens. In fact, rather than functioning as portals, those allied media often seem, quite literally, screens that filter out something that…

    Paperback – 2013-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Music in Science Fiction Television

    Tuned to the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by K.J. Donnelly, Philip Hayward

    The music for science fiction television programs, like music for science fiction films, is often highly distinctive, introducing cutting-edge electronic music and soundscapes. There is a highly particular role for sound and music in science fiction, because it regularly has to expand the vistas…

    Paperback – 2012-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Building Imaginary Worlds

    The Theory and History of Subcreation, 1st Edition

    By Mark J.P. Wolf

    Mark J.P. Wolf’s study of imaginary worlds theorizes world-building within and across media, including literature, comics, film, radio, television, board games, video games, the Internet, and more. Building Imaginary Worlds departs from prior approaches to imaginary worlds that focused mainly on…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Routledge

  • Cyborg Citizen

    Politics in the Posthuman Age, 1st Edition

    By Chris Hables Gray

    The growing synergy of humans and technology--from dialysis to genetically altered foods to PET scans--is transforming how we view our minds and our bodies. But how has it changed the body politic? How can we forge a society that protects the rights of human and cyborg alike?The creator of the cult…

    Paperback – 2002-02-08
    Routledge

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