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The Liverpool companion to world science fiction film

Author: Sonja Fritzsche
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2014.
Series: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 47.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The first comprehensive companion to science fiction film as a global, rather than solely Anglo-American, concern.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonja Fritzsche
ISBN: 9781781380383 1781380384
OCLC Number: 888422237
Awards: Winner of Society for Cinema and Media Studies - Best Essay in an Edited Collection Award (Evan Torner chapter) 2015 (United States)
Description: 277 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: AcknowledgementsIllustrationsNotes on ContributorsIntroduction - Sonja FritzschePART I: AFRICA1. The Environmental Dominant in Wanuri Kahiu's Pumzi - Ritch CalvinPART II: ASIA2. Death Ray on a Coral Island as China's First Science Fiction Film - Jie Zhang3. Indian Science Fiction Cinema: An Overview - Jessica Langer and Dominic Alessio4. On the Monstrous Planet: or, How Godzilla Took a Roman Holiday - Takayuki Tatsumi, translated by Seth JacobowitzPART III: EUROPE5. Invaders, Launchpads and Hybrids: The Importance of Transmediality in British Science Fiction Film in the 1950s - Derek Johnston6. Gender and Apocalypse in Eastern European Cinema - Jason Merrill7. Casting for a Socialist Earth: Multicultural Whiteness in the East German/Polish Science-Fiction Film Silent Star (1960) - Evan Torner8. Looking for French Science Fiction Cinema - Daniel Tron9. Science Fiction Interventions in Irish Cinema - Katie Moylan10. The Uncomfortable Relationship Between Science Fiction and Italy:Film, Humor, and Gender - Rafaella BoccoliniPART IV: NORTH AMERICA11. Are Black Women the Future of Man? The Role of Black Women in Political and Cultural Transformation in Science Fiction from the US and Cameroon - Robyn CitizenPART V: SOUTH AMERICA12. Maradona on the Moon: Postcolonial Politics and Cultural Hybridity in Argentina's Goodbye Dear Moon - Mariano Paz13. Alert Limit! A Short History of Brazilian Science Fiction Film and Its Fight for Survival in a Rarefied Atmosphere - Alfredo SuppiaPART VI: DIGITAL CINEMA14. Digital Film and Audiences - Pawel FrelikRecommended ViewingIndex
Series Title: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 47.
Responsibility: [edited by] Sonja Fritzsche.


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A welcome and overdue addition to the critical discourse surrounding science fiction cinema. This book provides an important point of entry for those academics and students who wish to broaden their Read more...

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