skip to content
A distant technology : science fiction film and the machine age Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A distant technology : science fiction film and the machine age

Author: J P Telotte
Publisher: Hanover : University Press of New England, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Science fiction films celebrate and critique the impact of a burgeoning technology on the world's cultural, political, and social milieu.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J P Telotte
ISBN: 0819563447 9780819563446 0819563455 9780819563453 0819563463 9780819563460
OCLC Number: 39672136
Notes: "Wesleyan University Press."
Description: viii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Technology and Distance --
2. Revolution as Technology: Soviet Science Fiction Film --
3. The Picture of Distance: German Science Fiction Film --
4. A Remote Power: French Science Fiction Film --
5. A Cinema of Spectacle: American Science Fiction Film --
6. A Monumental Event: British Science Fiction Film --
7. "I Have Seen the Future": The New York World's Fair as Science Fiction --
8. Conclusion.
Responsibility: J.P. Telotte.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A rigorous film history of a crucial but generally overlooked period in the development of science fiction film which transcends genre concerns to argue the importance of Machine Age cinema in the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39672136> # A distant technology : science fiction film and the machine age
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "39672136" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/799584939#Place/hanover> ; # Hanover
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nhu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/799584939#Topic/science_fiction_films> ; # Science fiction-films
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.43615/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111318> ; # Science fiction films--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/799584939#Topic/technologie> ; # Technologie
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108616> ; # Science fiction films
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/799584939#Topic/beeldvorming> ; # Beeldvorming
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/799584939#Topic/films_de_science_fiction_histoire_et_critique> ; # Films de science-fiction--Histoire et critique
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "1999" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/49505755> ; # J. P. Telotte
   schema:datePublished "1999" ;
   schema:description "1. Introduction: Technology and Distance -- 2. Revolution as Technology: Soviet Science Fiction Film -- 3. The Picture of Distance: German Science Fiction Film -- 4. A Remote Power: French Science Fiction Film -- 5. A Cinema of Spectacle: American Science Fiction Film -- 6. A Monumental Event: British Science Fiction Film -- 7. "I Have Seen the Future": The New York World's Fair as Science Fiction -- 8. Conclusion."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/799584939> ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "A distant technology : science fiction film and the machine age"@en ;
   schema:productID "39672136" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/39672136#PublicationEvent/hanover_university_press_of_new_england_1999> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/799584939#Agent/university_press_of_new_england> ; # University Press of New England
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780819563446> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780819563460> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780819563453> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/39672136> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/799584939#Agent/university_press_of_new_england> # University Press of New England
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "University Press of New England" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/799584939#Topic/films_de_science_fiction_histoire_et_critique> # Films de science-fiction--Histoire et critique
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Films de science-fiction--Histoire et critique"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/799584939#Topic/science_fiction_films> # Science fiction-films
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Science fiction-films"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111318> # Science fiction films--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Science fiction films--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108616> # Science fiction films
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Science fiction films"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/49505755> # J. P. Telotte
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1949" ;
   schema:familyName "Telotte" ;
   schema:givenName "J. P." ;
   schema:name "J. P. Telotte" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780819563446>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0819563447" ;
   schema:isbn "9780819563446" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780819563453>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0819563455" ;
   schema:isbn "9780819563453" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780819563460>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0819563463" ;
   schema:isbn "9780819563460" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.