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Author Melzer, Patricia, 1970-

Title Alien constructions [electronic resource] : science fiction and feminist thought / Patricia Melzer.

Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 325 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-315) and index.
Includes filmography: p. 315-316.
Contents Cultural chameleons : anticolonial identities and resistance in Octavia E. Butler's Survivor and dawn -- The alien in us : metaphors of transgression in the work of Octavia E. Butler -- Technoscience's stepdaughter : the feminist cyborg in Alien resurrection -- Our bodies as our selves : body, subjectivity, and (virtual) reality in The matrix -- The anatomy of dystopia : female technobodies and the death of desire in Richard Calder's Dead girls -- Beyond binary gender : genderqueer identities and intersexed bodies in Octavia E. Butler's Wild seed and Imago and Melissa Scott's Shadow man.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Alien resurrection (Motion picture)
Matrix (Motion picture)
Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Feminism in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0292713061 ((cl.) : alk. paper)
029271307X ((pbk.) : alk. paper)
0292715064 (hbk.)
0292715072 (pbk.)

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