Black Space: Imagining Race in Science Fiction Film / Edition 1

Black Space: Imagining Race in Science Fiction Film / Edition 1

by Adilifu Nama
     
 

ISBN-10: 0292717458

ISBN-13: 9780292717459

Pub. Date: 04/28/2008

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Analyzing many of the most popular and influential science fiction films of the past five decades, this book presents the most comprehensive work to date on how race and "blackness" are imagined in science fiction film.  See more details below

Overview

Analyzing many of the most popular and influential science fiction films of the past five decades, this book presents the most comprehensive work to date on how race and "blackness" are imagined in science fiction film.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292717459
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
214
Sales rank:
1,046,856
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1. Structured Absence and Token Presence
Chapter 2. Bad Blood: Fear of Racial Contamination
Chapter 3. The Black Body: Figures of Distortion
Chapter 4. Humans Unite! Race, Class, and Postindustrial Aliens
Chapter 5. White Narratives, Black Allegories
Chapter 6. Subverting the Genre: The Mothership Connection
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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