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Animating the science fiction imagination

Author: J P Telotte
Publisher: London : Oxford University Press, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Long before flying saucers, robot monsters, and alien menaces invaded our movie screens in the 1950s, there was already a significant but overlooked body of cinematic science fiction. Through analyses of early twentieth-century animations, comic strips, and advertising, Animating the Science Fiction Imagination unearths a significant body of cartoon science fiction from the pre-World War II era that appeared at  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J P Telotte
ISBN: 9780190695262 0190695269 9780190695279 0190695277
OCLC Number: 1013910523
Description: viii, 152 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
Acknowledgments --
Chapter 1: Introduction: Animation, Science Fiction, and the Modernist Spirit --
Chapter 2: Flights of Fantasy --
Chapter 3: Robots and Artificial Beings --
Chapter 4: Alien Visions --
Chapter 5: Inventions, Modern Marvels, and Mad Scientists --
Postscript: New SF Images for a Postwar World --
A Select Filmography of Science Fiction Animation --
A Science Fiction Animation Bibliography
Responsibility: J.P. Telotte.

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From twentieth-century animations and comic strips to advertising, Animating the Science Fiction Imagination unearths a significant body of cartoon science fiction from the pre-World War II era that  Read more...

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