Mathematics in Popular Culture

Mathematics in Popular Culture

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qIn this compendium, contributors consider the role of math in blockbuster films, baseball, crossword puzzles, fantasy role-playing games, and television shows to science fiction tales, award-winning plays and classic works of literature. Revealing the broad range of intersections between mathematics and mainstream culture, this collection demonstrates that even qmass entertainmentq can have a hidden depth. q--Provided by publisher.Essays on Appearances in Film, Fiction, Games, Television and Other Media Jessica K. Sklar, Elizabeth S. Sklar ... When two mathematically-challenged English professors were asked to explore the relationship between literature and math, anbsp;...

Title:Mathematics in Popular Culture
Author:Jessica K. Sklar, Elizabeth S. Sklar
Publisher:McFarland - 2012-02-29


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