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The Resource From utopia to apocalypse : science fiction and the politics of catastrophe, Peter Y. Paik

From utopia to apocalypse : science fiction and the politics of catastrophe, Peter Y. Paik

Label
From utopia to apocalypse : science fiction and the politics of catastrophe
Title
From utopia to apocalypse
Title remainder
science fiction and the politics of catastrophe
Statement of responsibility
Peter Y. Paik
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Revolutionary narratives in recent science fiction graphic novels and films compel audiences to reflect on the politics and societal ills of the day. Through character and story, science fiction brings theory to life, giving shape to the motivations behind the action as well as to the consequences they produce. In From Utopia to Apocalypse, Peter Y. Paik shows how science fiction generates intriguing and profound insights into politics. He reveals that the fantasy of putting annihilating omnipotence to beneficial effect underlies the revolutionary projects that have defined the collective uphe
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paik, Peter Yoonsuk
Dewey number
809.3/8762
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3433.6
LC item number
.P35 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction
  • Utopias in literature
  • Apocalypse in literature
  • Politics in literature
  • Politics and literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Apocalypse in literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Politics in literature
  • Science fiction
  • Utopias in literature
  • Utopie
  • Politik
  • Science-Fiction-Literatur
  • Science-Fiction-Film
  • Weltuntergang
  • Superheld
Label
From utopia to apocalypse : science fiction and the politics of catastrophe, Peter Y. Paik
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The god that succeeded -- Utopia achieved : the case of Watchmen -- The defense of necessity : on Jang Joon-Hwan's Save the green planet -- The saintly politics of catastrophe : Hayao Miyazaki's Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind -- Between trauma and tragedy : from The matrix to V for vendetta
Control code
646816262
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (207 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816673414
Lccn
2009016789
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbpkv6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646816262
Label
From utopia to apocalypse : science fiction and the politics of catastrophe, Peter Y. Paik
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The god that succeeded -- Utopia achieved : the case of Watchmen -- The defense of necessity : on Jang Joon-Hwan's Save the green planet -- The saintly politics of catastrophe : Hayao Miyazaki's Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind -- Between trauma and tragedy : from The matrix to V for vendetta
Control code
646816262
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (207 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816673414
Lccn
2009016789
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbpkv6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646816262

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