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Sport and monstrosity in science fiction

Author: Derek Thiess
Publisher: Liverpool Liverpool University Press 2019
Series: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 58.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book pits the imaginative sports of science fiction against our widespread suspicion of the monstrous athletic body. The biopolitical nature of sport demands we see these bodies as our bodies,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Thiess
ISBN: 9781786942227 1786942224
OCLC Number: 1125195457
Notes: Life, death, and Cartesian dualism in science fiction. The figure of the athlete in science fiction.
Description: viii, 210 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction: Beastmode1 Baseball, Not Biology: Sex and Gender in Sport SF2 Broken Teeth: Race, Bodies, and Sport SF3 Graying the Playing Field: SF Sport and Age4 SF Sport and the Individual Talent5 Sport, Institution, and the Devil6 Beasts in the Stands: Fandom, Sport, and SFConclusion, or How to Stop Looking for SinnersWorks Cited
Series Title: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 58.
Responsibility: Derek J. Thiess.

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