Gothic Science Fiction: 1980-2010
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Gothic Science Fiction: 1980-2010

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ISBN-13:
9781846317071
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.02.2012
Seiten:
219
Autor:
Sara Wasson
Gewicht:
590 g
Format:
246x165x23 mm
Serie:
Liverpool University Press - L
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Explores what might be termed 'Gothic science fiction' of the last decades. This title reflects the willingness among researchers to explore interpretations across genre, form, and discipline, revealing a buoyant field of research in contemporary Gothic and science fiction studies.
Acknowledgements List of illustrations Foreword - Adam Roberts Notes on contributors Introduction - Sara Wasson and Emily Alder Part I: Redefining Genres 1. In the Zone: Topologies of Genre Weirdness - Roger Luckhurst 2. Zombie Death Drive: Between Gothic and Science Fiction - Fred Botting Part II: Biopower & Capital 3. 'Death is Irrelevant': Gothic Science Fiction and the Biopolitics of Empire - Aris Mousoutzanis 4. 'A Butcher's Shop where the Meat Still Moved': Gothic Doubles, Organ Harvesting and Human Cloning - Sara Wasson 5. Guillermo del Toro's Cronos, or the Pleasures of Impurity - Laurence Davies 6. Infected with Life: Neo-Supernaturalism and the Gothic Zombie - Gwyneth Peaty 7. Ruined Skin: Gothic Genetics and Human Identity in Stephen Donaldson's Gap Cycle - Emily Alder Part III: Gender and Genre 8. The Superheated, Superdense Prose of David Conway: Gender and Subjectivity Beyond The Starry Wisdom - Mark P. Williams 9. Spatialized Ontologies: Toni Morrison's Science Fiction Traces in Gothic Spaces - Jerrilyn McGregory 10. The Gothic Punk Milieu in Popular Narrative Fictions - Nickianne Moody 11. Gothic Science Fiction in the Steampunk Graphic Novel: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen - Laura Hilton Index
Explores what might be termed 'Gothic science fiction' of the last decades. This title reflects the willingness among researchers to explore interpretations across genre, form, and discipline, revealing a buoyant field of research in contemporary Gothic and science fiction studies.