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Screams of reason : mad science and modern culture

Author: David J Skal
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An exploration of popular culture's fascination with demented doctors, crazed clinicians and technologically obsessed fiends. The mad scientist, the author argues, serves as a necessary lightning rod  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Skal
ISBN: 039304582X 9780393045826
OCLC Number: 38132723
Description: 368 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Laughing Sal and the science of screams --
Frankenstein's gate --
Miracles for the masses --
Snap, crackle, scream --
A-bombs, B pictures and C cups --
Alien chic --
The doctor will eat you now --
Vile bodies, or Farewell to the flesh --
Conclusion: Entertaining the apocalypse --
A Hollywood hit parade of mad scientists, demented doctors, and assorted evil geniuses.
Responsibility: David J. Skal.

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