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Sacred space : the quest for transcendence in science fiction film and television

Author: Douglas E Cowan
Publisher: Waco, TX : Baylor University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To infinity and beyond! Douglas Cowan studies the efforts of science fiction writers to uncover humanity's great purpose.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas E Cowan
ISBN: 9781602582385 1602582386
OCLC Number: 445480598
Notes: Includes a filmography.
Description: xi, 314 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The brightness against the black --
Pinocchio's galaxy --
First contact --
'Intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic' --
Heeding the prophet's call: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine --
The Von Daniken paradox: Stargate SG-1 --
All alone in the night: Babylon 5 --
So say we all: Battlestar Galactica --
The truth is out there: transcendence and the neverending quest.
Responsibility: Douglas E. Cowan.

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As humans, it is our trust in something larger than ourselves that invests our lives with meaning and value. We hope that outside the boundaries of everyday living there lies something greater. This  Read more...

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