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The Resource Monsters, mushroom clouds, and the Cold War : American science fiction and the roots of postmodernism, 1946-1964, M. Keith Booker

Monsters, mushroom clouds, and the Cold War : American science fiction and the roots of postmodernism, 1946-1964, M. Keith Booker

Label
Monsters, mushroom clouds, and the Cold War : American science fiction and the roots of postmodernism, 1946-1964
Title
Monsters, mushroom clouds, and the Cold War
Title remainder
American science fiction and the roots of postmodernism, 1946-1964
Statement of responsibility
M. Keith Booker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Booker, M. Keith
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy
Series volume
95.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction, American
  • American fiction
  • Postmodernism (Literature)
  • End of the world in literature
  • Atomic bomb in literature
  • Monsters in literature
  • Aliens in literature
  • Cold War in literature
Label
Monsters, mushroom clouds, and the Cold War : American science fiction and the roots of postmodernism, 1946-1964, M. Keith Booker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-190) and index
Contents
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Politics in the American Science Fiction Novel, 1946-1964: Science Fiction as Social Criticism.
  • p. 27
  • 2.
  • Beginning or the End?: Post-Holocaust Novels and Films, 1946-1964.
  • p. 65
  • 3.
  • We're There and They're Here!: Space Exploration and Alien Invasion Films of the Long 1950s.
  • p. 105
  • 4.
  • Creature from the Cold War: Science Fiction Monster Movies of the Long 1950s.
  • p. 139
  • Notes.
  • p. 167
  • Works Cited.
  • p. 177
  • Index.
  • p. 191
Control code
13795542
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
196 p.
Isbn
9780313318733
Lccn
00069148
Label
Monsters, mushroom clouds, and the Cold War : American science fiction and the roots of postmodernism, 1946-1964, M. Keith Booker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-190) and index
Contents
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Politics in the American Science Fiction Novel, 1946-1964: Science Fiction as Social Criticism.
  • p. 27
  • 2.
  • Beginning or the End?: Post-Holocaust Novels and Films, 1946-1964.
  • p. 65
  • 3.
  • We're There and They're Here!: Space Exploration and Alien Invasion Films of the Long 1950s.
  • p. 105
  • 4.
  • Creature from the Cold War: Science Fiction Monster Movies of the Long 1950s.
  • p. 139
  • Notes.
  • p. 167
  • Works Cited.
  • p. 177
  • Index.
  • p. 191
Control code
13795542
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
196 p.
Isbn
9780313318733
Lccn
00069148

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