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Retrofitting Blade runner : issues in Ridley Scott's Blade runner and Philip K. Dick's Do androids dream of electric sheep?

Author: Judith Kerman
Publisher: Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green State University Popular Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume, almost two dozen essays consider political, moral and technological issues raised by the film.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Retrofitting Blade runner.
Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green State University Popular Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)551535843
Named Person: Philip K Dick; Philip K Dick; Philip K Dick
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Kerman
ISBN: 0879725095 9780879725099 0879725109 9780879725105
OCLC Number: 24020510
Description: 291 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: [Part 1] : Social implications : Blade runner as thought experiment --
The android as Doppelganger / Joseph Francavilla --
Technology and politics in the Blade runner dystopia / Judith B. Kerman --
Metahuman 'Kipple' or, do male movie makers dream of electric women? : speciesism and sexism in Blade runner / Marleen Barr --
Androids as a device for reflection on personhood / Marilyn Gwaltney --
[Part 2] : Genre issues : sources and synthesis --
The cutting edges of Blade runner / Leonard G. Heldreth --
The new eve : the influence of Paradise lost and Frankenstein on Blade runner / David Desser --
Entropy, energy, empathy : Blade runner and detective fiction / W. Russel Gray --
Philip K. Dick's androids : victimized victimizers / Aaron Barlow --
[Part 3] : Film sources and adaptation issues --
"There's some of me in you" : Blade runner and the adaptation of science fiction literature into film / Brooks Landon --
Philip K. Dick on Blade runner : "they did sight stimulation on my brain" / Gregg Rickman --
Race, space and class : the politics of the SF film from Metropolis to Blade runner / David Desser --
Primitivism in the movies of Ridley Scott : Alien & Blade runner / C. Carter Colwell --
Script to screen : Blade runner in perspective ; Blade runner film notes / William M. Kolb --
[Part 4] : Aesthetics and the creation of science fiction worlds --
A silver-paper unicorn / Rebecca Warner --
Subverting the disaffected city : cityscape in Blade runner / Steve Carper --
The music in Blade runner / Andrew Stiller --
Creative synergy and the art of world creation / John J. Pierce --
Crashing the gates of insight : Blade runner / Jack Boozer, Jr. --
Bibliography / William M. Kolb.
Responsibility: edited by Judith B. Kerman.
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