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Publisher Comments:

This study examines one of the most enduring and popular genres of Hollywood cinema, suggesting how the science fiction film reflects attitudes toward science, technology, and reason as they have evolved in American culture over the course of the 20th century. Telotte provides a survey of criticism and an overview of the history of the genre, from its earliest literary manifestations to the present. He offers in-depth readings of three key films; Robocop, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and THX 1138, each of which typifies a particular form of science fiction fantasy.

Synopsis:

Examines one of the most enduring genres of Hollywood cinema: the science fiction film.

Synopsis:

Examines one of the most enduring genres of Hollywood cinema: the science fiction film.

Description:

"Select filmography of the American science fiction film": p. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: the world of the science fiction film; 2. Science fiction film: the critical context; 3. A trajectory of American science fiction; 4. The science fiction film as fantastic text: THX 1138; 5. The science fiction film as marvelous text: Close Encounters of the Third Kind; 6. The science fiction film as uncanny text: Robocop; 7. Crossing genre boundaries/bound by fantasy: The Fly; 8. Conclusion.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521596473
Editor:
Grant, Barry Keith
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Grant, Barry Keith
Author:
Telotte, J. P.
Author:
Grant, Barry Keith
Location:
New York
Subject:
Mass media
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Science fiction films
Subject:
Science fiction films -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Mass Media - General
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Media Studies
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Genres in American Cinema
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
70 b/w illus.
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.79x5.93x.68 in. .78 lbs.

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