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Author: Cath SheehanPeter CurranTim CarterDavid PringlePaul L RossAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2002.
Series: Culture fix.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program investigates the rapid evolution of science fiction through critical commentary and selected readings from H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine, Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, George Orwell's 1984, John Wyndham's The Day of the Triffids, J.G. Ballard's The Drowned World, Philip K. Dick's Blade Runner, Pat Cadigan's Tea from an Empty Cup, William Gibson's Neuromancer, and Jeff Noon's  Read more...
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Named Person: H G Wells; H G Wells; George Orwell; Aldous Huxley; John Wyndham; J G Ballard; Philip K Dick; Pat Cadigan; William Gibson; Jeff Noon
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cath Sheehan; Peter Curran; Tim Carter; David Pringle; Paul L Ross; Simon Spanton; Stephen Baxter; Arthur C Clarke; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 52821731
Credits: Series producer, Tim Carter.
Performer(s): Presenter: Peter Curran.
Commentary: David Pringle, Paul Ross, Simon Spanton, Stephen Baxter, Arthur C. Clarke, Pat Cadigan, Jeff Noon.
Description: 1 videodisc (29 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Culture fix.
Responsibility: BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc ; produced and directed by Cath Sheehan.

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This program investigates the rapid evolution of science fiction through critical commentary and selected readings from H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine, Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, George Orwell's 1984, John Wyndham's The Day of the Triffids, J.G. Ballard's The Drowned World, Philip K. Dick's Blade Runner, Pat Cadigan's Tea from an Empty Cup, William Gibson's Neuromancer, and Jeff Noon's Pixel Juice.

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