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Alien Identities : Exploring Differences in Film and Fiction.

Author: Imelda Whelehan; Deborah Cartmell; I Q Hunter
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 1999.
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A lively re-examination of the 'alien' as metaphor in film and fiction

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Whelehan, Imelda.
Alien Identities : Exploring Differences in Film and Fiction.
London : Pluto Press, ©1999
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Imelda Whelehan; Deborah Cartmell; I Q Hunter
ISBN: 9781849645133 1849645132
OCLC Number: 923330109
Notes: "" as war film, 161""
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Notes on Contributors""; ""Introduction --
Alien Identities: Exploring Difference in Film and Fiction ""; ""Notes""; ""Further Reading""; ""1 Satan Bugs in the Hot Zone: Microbial Pathogens as Alien Invaders ""; ""Notes""; ""2 America's Domestic Aliens: African Americans and the Issue of Citizenship in the Jefferson/ Hemings Story""; ""Notes""; ""3 See Europe with ITC: Stock Footage and the Construction of Geographical Identity ""; ""Notes""; ""4 Leaving the West and Entering the East: Refiguring the Alien from Stoker to Coppola ""; ""Notes"" ""5 Another Time, Another Space: Modernity, Subjectivity and The Time Machine """"Notes""; ""6 'The Martians Are Coming!': Civilisation v. Invasion in The War of the Worlds and Mars Attacks! ""; ""Notes""; ""7 Vagabond Desire: Aliens, Alienation and Human Regeneration in Arkady and Boris Strugatsky s Roadside Picnic and Andrey Tarkovsky s Stalker ""; ""Notes""; ""8 Adaptation, Teleportation and Mutation from Langelaan s to Cronenberg s The Fly ""; ""Notes""; ""9 The Alien Series and Generic Hybridity ""; ""Notes"" ""10 Aliens, (M) Others, Cyborgs: The Emerging Ideology of Hybridity """"Notes""; ""Index""; ""absence of generic framework 165""; ""Acres, Birt, 95""; ""action films, 157""; ""Adams, John 41""; ""Adams, John Quincy 41""; ""adaptability""; "" of myth, 82""; "" of species [in Alien series], 158""; ""adaptation""; "" in The Fly, 146-7""; "" in The Fly, 146-7""; "" in The Fly, 149""; "" in The Fly, 149""; "" of book to film, 104-5""; "" of book to film, 146""; "" of book to film, 152-3""; ""Adventures of Robin Hood The [ATV, 1955] 50""; ""Africa, depicted as alien"" "" 18-19"""" 23""; "" 26""; "" 27""; ""African Americans""; "" alienation of, 4""; "" alienation of, 33""; "" alienation of, 39-40""; "" alienation of, 42-3""; "" and black rights, 42-3""; "" descent from slaves, 31""; ""Alien film series, hybridity in""; "" 7""; "" 156-70""; ""Alien Resurrection""; "" female agency in, 182-4""; "" female agency in, 185""; "" hybridity in, 173""; "" hybridity in, 176""; "" monstrosity of aliens, 175-6""; "" relationship, 180-2""; "" [7""; "" [156""; "" [158""; "" [167-9""; ""Alien [1979]""; "" 2""; "" 156"" "" 158"""" 165""; "" as horror film, 159-61""; "" as horror film, 166""; "" survival of Ripley, 160-1""; ""Alien3 [1992]""; "" 156""; "" 158""; "" 165-7""; ""alienation""; "" in everyday life, 122""; "" of African Americans, 4""; "" of African Americans, 33""; "" of African Americans, 39-40""; "" of African Americans, 42-3""; "" of individual, 124-7""; "" of individual, 124-7""; "" of individual, 133-4""; "" of individual, 133-4""; "" to disorientate, 59""; ""Aliens [1986]""; "" 156""; "" 158""; "" 165""; "" as war film, 161""

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'An inventive collection of essays' -- SCOPE: An online journal of film studies

 
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