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Gender and environment in science fiction

Author: Christy Tidwell; Bridgitte Barclay
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019] ©2019
Series: Ecocritical theory and practice.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book examines the often-complex relationships between issues of gender and the environment in science fiction films and fiction. Its contributors discuss a range of texts: early apocalyptic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
[Place of publication not identified] : LEXINGTON BOOKS, 2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christy Tidwell; Bridgitte Barclay
ISBN: 9781498580588 1498580580
OCLC Number: 1065537027
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: Part One: Performing Humanity, Animality, and GenderChapter One: Female Beasties: Camp Resistance in 1950s Wom-Animal Creature FeaturesBridgitte BarclayChapter Two: "Either you're mine or you're not mine": Controlling Gender, Nature, and Technology in Her and Ex MachinaChristy TidwellChapter Three: Octavia Butler and the Language of the Flesh: Re-Writing Nature in Wild SeedAmelia Z. GreenePart Two: Gendering the Natural WorldChapter Four: Tendrils, Tentacles, and Flower Power: Speciesism in Womaneater (1958) and The Gardener (1974) Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and Juan JuveChapter Five: "So Very Natural an Occurrence": Engendering Nature's Antagonism in Mary Shelley's The Last ManSteve AsselinPart Three: Contemporary QueeringChapter Six: Engineered Nature, (En)gendered Nature in Kim Stanley Robinson's 2312Tyler HarperChapter Seven: Ecologies of Sound: Queer Intimacy, Trans-Corporeality, and Reproduction in Upstream ColorStina AtteberyPart Four: "We Don't Need Another Hero"Chapter Eight: Nature Boys & Bears in Pants: Ecoqueer Hybrid Heroes in Atomic Age ComicsJill E. AndersonChapter Nine: Saving Eden: Whiteness, Masculinity, and Environmental Nostalgia in Soylent Green and WALL-EMichelle YatesChapter Ten: Mad Max: Beyond Petroleum?Carter Soles
Series Title: Ecocritical theory and practice.
Responsibility: edited by Christy Tidwell and Bridgitte Barclay.
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Wasp Woman, fembots, bears in pants. A motley crowd of creatures and theories show up to this campy, monstrous, intellectual gathering, exposing the interrelations between science studies, Read more...

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