Introduction: British Science Fiction Beyond the TARDIS

Hochscherf, Tobias and Leggott, James (2011) Introduction: British Science Fiction Beyond the TARDIS. In: British Science Fiction Film and Television: Critical Essays. Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy, 29 . McFarland & Co Inc, Jefferson, NC, pp. 1-9. ISBN 978-0786446216

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Written by international experts from a range of disciplines, these essays examine the uniquely British contribution to science fiction film and television. Viewing British SF as a cultural phenomenon that challenges straightforward definitions of genre, nationhood, authorship and media, the editors provide a conceptual introduction placing the essays within their critical context. Essay topics include Hammer science fiction films, the various incarnations of Doctor Who, Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange, and such 21st-century productions as 28 Days Later and Torchwood.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: P300 Media studies
W600 Cinematics and Photography
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
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Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2012 13:37
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