Replications: A Robotic History of the Science Fiction Film

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University of Illinois Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Performing Arts - 222 pages
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Contents

Acknowledgments
Human Artifice
1
Our Imagined Humanity
29
The Seductive Text of Metropolis
54
A Put Together Thing Human Artifice in the 1930s
72
A Charming Interlude Of Serials and Hollow Men
91
Science Fictions Double Focus Alluring Worlds and Forbidden Planets
111
Lost Horizons Westworld Futureworld and the Worlds Obscenity
130
Life at the Horizon The Tremulous Public Body
148
The Exposed Modern Body The Terminator and Terminator 2
169
An Overview
187
Selected Filmography
197
Bibliography
209
Index
217
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About the author (1995)

J. P. TELOTTE is Professor of Literature, Communication, and Culture at Georgia Institute of Technology and editor of The Cult Film Experience (1991). His books include Replications: A Robotic History of the Science Fiction Film (1995), Voices in the Dark: The Narrative Patterns of Film Noir (1989), and Dreams of Darkness: Fantasy and the Films of Val Lewton (1985).

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