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Old futures : speculative fiction and queer possibility

Author: Alexis Lothian
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2018]
Series: Postmillennial pop.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexis Lothian
ISBN: 9781479825851 1479825859 9781479811748 1479811742
OCLC Number: 1031945461
Description: ix, 333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the future's queer histories --
Part I. A history of no future : feminism, eugenics, and reproductive imaginaries. Utopian interventions to the reproduction of empire --
Dystopian impulses, feminist negativity, and the fascism of the baby's face --
Wormhole. The future stops here : countering the human project --
Part II. A now that can breed futures : queerness and pleasure in black science fiction --
Afrofuturist entanglements of gender, eugenics, and queer possibility --
Science fiction worlding and speculative sex --
Wormhole. Try this at home : networked public sexual fantasy --
Part III. It's the future, but it looks like the present : queer speculations on media time. Queer deviations from the future on screen --
How to remix the future --
Epilogue : queer geek politics after the future.
Series Title: Postmillennial pop.
Responsibility: Alexis Lothian.

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