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Lost in space : geographies of science fiction

Author: Rob Kitchin; James Kneale
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2001.
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Science fiction - one of the most popular literary, cinematic and televisual genres - has received increasing academic attention over the years. Drawing on a range of theoretical approaches, essays  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Kitchin; James Kneale
ISBN: 0826457304 9780826457301 0826457312 9780826457318
OCLC Number: 1004455481
Description: xii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Lost in space / James Kneale and Rob Kitchin --
2. The way it wasn't: alternative histories, contingent geographies / Barney Warf --
3. Geography's conquest of history in The diamond age / Michael Longman and Tim Oakes --
4. Space, technology and Neal Stephenson's science fiction / Michelle Kendrick --
5. Geographies of power and social relations in Marge Piercy's He, she and it / Barbara J. Morehouse --
6. The subjectivity of the near future: geographical imaginings in the work of J.G. Ballard / Jonathan S. Taylor --
7. Tuning the self: city space and SF horror movies / Stuart C. Aitken --
8. Science fiction and cinema: the hysterical materialism of pataphysical space / Paul Kingsbury --
9. An invention without a future, a solution without a problem: motor pirates, time machines and drunkenness on the screen / Marcus A. Doel and David B. Clarke --
10. What we can say about nature: familiar geographies, science fiction and popular physics / Sheila Hones --
11. Murray Bookchin on Mars! The production of nature in Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars trilogy / Shaun Huston --
12. In the belly of the monster: Frankenstein, food, factishes and fiction / Nick Bingham.
Responsibility: edited by Rob Kitchin and James Kneale.


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