Postcolonialism and Science Fiction by J. LangerPostcolonialism and Science Fiction by J. Langer

Postcolonialism and Science Fiction

byJ. Langer

Hardcover | December 15, 2011

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Using close readings and thematic studies of contemporary science fiction and postcolonial theory, ranging from discussions of Japanese and Canadian science fiction to a deconstruction of race and (post)colonialism in World of Warcraft, This book is the first comprehensive study of the complex and developing relationship between the two areas.
JESSICA LANGER received her PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London in 2009. She has published widely on postcolonial theory and practice and science fiction literature, film, video games and other media; her work ranges across a variety of geographical contexts including Canada, Japan and India. She currently lives and works in ...
Title:Postcolonialism and Science FictionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:188 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.5 inPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230321445

ISBN - 13:9780230321441

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction: Elephant-Shaped Holes A Question of History: Geographical/Historical Context Diaspora and Locality Race, Culture, Identity and Alien/Nation Hybridity, Nativism and Transgression Indigenous knowledge and Western science Conclusion: Filling Holes, Breaking Boundaries Bibliography Index