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Gender and environment in science fiction / edited by Christy Tidwell and Bridgitte Barclay.

Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019]
Series:
Ecocritical theory and practice.
Ecocritical theory and practice
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 215 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Science fiction -- History and criticism.
Science fiction films -- History and criticism.
Gender identity in literature.
Ecocriticism.
Nature in literature.
Nature in motion pictures.
Science fiction.
Science fiction films.
Sex differences in literature.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Introduction / Bridgitte Barclay and Christy Tidwell
Part One: Performing Humanity, Animality, and Gender. Chapter One: Female Beasties: Camp Resistance in 1950s Wom-Animal Creature Features / Bridgitte Barclay
Chapter Two: "Either you're mine or you're not mine": Controlling Gender, Nature, and Technology in Her and Ex Machina / Christy Tidwell
Chapter Three: Octavia Butler and the Language of the Flesh: Re-Writing Nature in Wild Seed / Amelia Z. Greene
Part Two: Gendering the Natural World. Chapter Four: Tendrils, Tentacles, and Flower Power: Speciesism in Womaneater (1958) and The Gardener (1974) / Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and Juan Juve
Chapter Five: "So Very Natural an Occurrence": Engendering Nature's Antagonism in Mary Shelley's The Last Man / Steve Asselin
Part Three: Contemporary Queering. Chapter Six: Engineered Nature, (En)gendered Nature in Kim Stanley Robinson's 2312 / Tyler Harper
Chapter Seven: Ecologies of Sound: Queer Intimacy, Trans-Corporeality, and Reproduction in Upstream Color / Stina Attebery
Part Four: "We Don't Need Another Hero"
Chapter Eight: Nature Boys & Bears in Pants: Ecoqueer Hybrid Heroes in Atomic Age Comics / Jill E. Anderson
Chapter Nine: Saving Eden: Whiteness, Masculinity, and Environmental Nostalgia in Soylent Green and WALL-E / Michelle Yates
Chapter Ten: Mad Max: Beyond Petroleum? / Carter Soles.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Tidwell, Christy, editor.
Barclay, Bridgitte, editor.
Other format:
Online version: Gender and environment in science fiction
ISBN:
9781498580571
1498580572
9781498580588
OCLC:
1078895149
Publisher Number:
99980403514
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