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Plagues, apocalypses and bug-eyed monsters : how speculative fiction shows us our nightmares

Title
Plagues, apocalypses and bug-eyed monsters : how speculative fiction shows us our nightmares / Heather Urbanski.
ISBN
9780786429165 (softcover : alk. paper)
078642916X (softcover : alk. paper)
Published
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2007.
Physical Description
viii, 255 p. ; 23 cm.
Summary
"Speculative fiction occupies a special position in contemporary American culture: It shows us our nightmares and contributes to our efforts to avoid them. That contribution, via the cautionary tale, is what has been captured and analyzed in this volume, which focuses on the nightmares and warnings reflected in prose, film, and television"--Provided by publisher.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
March 28, 2007
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-241) and index.
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