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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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Space for women : a problem deferred. It's about time : a brief history of women in space. Bottled up : inner and outer space in I dream of Jeannie. Staying home : astronaut wives and domestic engineering. Chimpanzees in space and Gorillas in the mist. The astronaut's new clothes : naked in space in Nude on the moon, Barbarella, and Alien. Making contact. First contact. Conclusion : Black holes and the body of the astrophysicist.