The Resource Alien Constructions : Science Fiction and Feminist Thought

Alien Constructions : Science Fiction and Feminist Thought

Label
Alien Constructions : Science Fiction and Feminist Thought
Title
Alien Constructions
Title remainder
Science Fiction and Feminist Thought
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Melzer, Patricia
LC call number
PS374.S35 -- M45 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Alien resurrection (Motion picture)
  • Feminism in literature
  • Matrix (Motion picture)
  • Science fiction, American -- History and criticism
  • Science fiction, English -- History and criticism
Label
Alien Constructions : Science Fiction and Feminist Thought
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=3443163
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Science Fiction's Alien Constructions -- PART I: Difference, Identity, and Colonial Experience in Feminist Science Fiction -- 1. Cultural Chameleons: Anticolonial Identities and Resistance in Octavia E. Butler's Survivor and Dawn -- 2. The Alien in Us: Metaphors of Transgression in the Work of Octavia E. Butler -- PART II: Technologies and Gender in Science Fiction Film -- 3. Technoscience's Stepdaughter: The Feminist Cyborg in Alien Resurrection -- 4. Our Bodies as Our Selves: Body, Subjectivity, and (Virtual) Reality in The Matrix -- PART III: Posthuman Embodiment: Deviant Bodies, Desire, and Feminist Politics -- 5. The Anatomy of Dystopia: Female Technobodies and the Death of Desire in Richard Calder's Dead Girls -- 6. Beyond Binary Gender: Genderqueer Identities and Intersexed Bodies in Octavia E. Butler's Wild Seed and Imago and Melissa Scott's Shadow Man -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Introduction: Science Fiction's Alien Constructions -- Introduction to Part I -- 1. Cultural Chameleons -- 2. The Alien in Us -- Introduction to Part II -- 3. Technoscience's Stepdaughter -- 4. Our Bodies as Our Selves -- 5. The Anatomy of Dystopia -- 6. Beyond Binary Gender -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
EBC3443163
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780292795822
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3443163
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3443163
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10217902
  • (OCoLC)614484671
Label
Alien Constructions : Science Fiction and Feminist Thought
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=3443163
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Science Fiction's Alien Constructions -- PART I: Difference, Identity, and Colonial Experience in Feminist Science Fiction -- 1. Cultural Chameleons: Anticolonial Identities and Resistance in Octavia E. Butler's Survivor and Dawn -- 2. The Alien in Us: Metaphors of Transgression in the Work of Octavia E. Butler -- PART II: Technologies and Gender in Science Fiction Film -- 3. Technoscience's Stepdaughter: The Feminist Cyborg in Alien Resurrection -- 4. Our Bodies as Our Selves: Body, Subjectivity, and (Virtual) Reality in The Matrix -- PART III: Posthuman Embodiment: Deviant Bodies, Desire, and Feminist Politics -- 5. The Anatomy of Dystopia: Female Technobodies and the Death of Desire in Richard Calder's Dead Girls -- 6. Beyond Binary Gender: Genderqueer Identities and Intersexed Bodies in Octavia E. Butler's Wild Seed and Imago and Melissa Scott's Shadow Man -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Introduction: Science Fiction's Alien Constructions -- Introduction to Part I -- 1. Cultural Chameleons -- 2. The Alien in Us -- Introduction to Part II -- 3. Technoscience's Stepdaughter -- 4. Our Bodies as Our Selves -- 5. The Anatomy of Dystopia -- 6. Beyond Binary Gender -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
EBC3443163
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780292795822
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3443163
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3443163
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10217902
  • (OCoLC)614484671

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