Liquid Metal

Liquid Metal

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Liquid Metal brings together 'seminal' essays that have opened up the study of science fiction to serious critical interrogation. Eight distinct sections cover such topics as the cyborg in science fiction; the science fiction city; time travel and the primal scene; science fiction fandom; and the 1950s invasion narratives. Important writings by Susan Sontag, Vivian Sobchack, Steve Neale, J.P. Telotte, Peter Biskind and Constance Penley are included. Contributor List: Alison Landsberg; Andrew Gordon; Barry Keith Grant; Carol Schwartz Ellis; Constance Penley; Donna J. Haraway; Doran Larson; Eric Avila; Henry Jenkins III; Isolde Standish; J.P. Telotte; John Tulloch; Jonathan Bignell; Kin Yuen Wong; Kurt Lancaster; Linda Ruth Williams; Mark Jancovich; Mary Ann Doane; Michael Ryan and Douglas Kellner; Peter Biskind; Peter Hutchings; Scott Bukatman; Sean Redmond; Steve Neale; Susan J. Napier; Susan Sontag; Vivian Sobchack; Warren Buckland; Will BrookerSo in the monster movies that typified science fiction film during the 1950s (the period John Baxter refers to as a#39;Springtime for Calibana#39;) ... In recent years, the science fiction film has placed great emphasis upon the child, and this is no accident.

Title:Liquid Metal
Author:Sean Redmond
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2014-02-04


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