Space oddities : women and outer space in popular film and culture, 1960-2000 /
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Space oddities : women and outer space in popular film and culture, 1960-2000 /

Space Oddities examines the representation of women in outer space films from 1960 to 2000, with an emphasis on films in which women are either denied or given the role of astronaut.€ Marie Lathers traces an evolution in this representation from women as aliens and/or "assistant" astronaut...

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Main Author: Lathers, Marie
Corporate Author: PALCI EBSCO books
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Continuum, 2010.
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Access:Online version
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Summary:Space Oddities examines the representation of women in outer space films from 1960 to 2000, with an emphasis on films in which women are either denied or given the role of astronaut.€ Marie Lathers traces an evolution in this representation from women as aliens and/or "assistant" astronauts, to women as astronaut wives, to women as astronauts themselves. Many popular films from the era are considered, as are earlier films (from Aelita Queen of Mars to Devil Girl From Mars) and historical records, literary fiction, and television shows (especially I Dream of Jeannie).€ Early 1960s a.
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 240 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781441180933
1441180931
9781441190499
Access:Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons.