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Author Hampton, Gregory Jerome, 1968- author.

Title Imagining slaves and robots in literature, film, and popular culture : reinventing yesterday's slave with tomorrow's robot / Gregory Jerome Hampton.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2015]
2015

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Description 1 online resource (115 pages)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Reading the writing on the wall -- Racing robots and making slaves : how the past informs the future -- Proslavery thought and the black robot : selling household appliances to Southern belles -- The true cult of humanhood : displacing repressed sexuality onto mechanical bodies -- The tragic mulatto and the android : imitations of life in literature and on the silver screen -- AI (artificial identity) : the new negro -- From Fritz Lang to Janelle Monae : black robots singing and dancing -- Conclusion : When the revolution comes.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Technology -- Social aspects.
Technology in popular culture.
Slavery -- Social aspects.
Slavery in art.
Androids -- Social aspects.
Androids in art.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hampton, Gregory Jerome. Imagining slaves and robots in literature, film, and popular culture : reinventing yesterday's slave with tomorrow's robot. Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2015]
ISBN 9780739191453 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739191460 (e-book)

 
    
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