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Speculative imperialisms : monstrosity and masquerade in postracial times

Author: Susana Loza
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the resurgence of racial masquerade in Western popular media. Through a close examination of science fiction, horror, and fantasy texts and films, it contemplates the fundamental,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susana Loza
ISBN: 1498507964 9781498507967
OCLC Number: 1005684536
Description: x, 193 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1 Playing alien in postracial times --
2 Colonial cosplay: steampunk and the after-life of empire --
3 Imperial fictions, postracial fantasies: Doctor Who in the age of neoliberal multiculturalism --
4 Monkeys, monsters, and minstrels in Rise and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes --
Afterword: Trumpacolypse now, decolonized tomorrows.
Responsibility: Susana Loza.

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