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  • Title: Gendering Science Fiction Films: Invaders from the Suburbs
  • Author: Susan A. George
  • ISBN: 9781137321572
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Hardcover

  • In the 1950s, science fiction SF invasion films played a complicated part in both supporting and criticizing Cold War ideologies George examines what these films reveal about the tensions in the United States at the dawn of the atomic, age especially concerning gender roles and expectations Using a cultural studies approach, she works from the assumption that invasionIn the 1950s, science fiction SF invasion films played a complicated part in both supporting and criticizing Cold War ideologies George examines what these films reveal about the tensions in the United States at the dawn of the atomic, age especially concerning gender roles and expectations Using a cultural studies approach, she works from the assumption that invasion films with their us versus them nature provide important visual and verbal narratives for American citizens trying to understand and negotiate the social and political changes that followed the allied victory in World War II By reading these invasion narratives as performances of middle class, primarily white Americans excitement and anxieties about social and political issues, George shows how they often played out as another round in the battle of the sexes This book examines the way representation in these films tap into anxieties concerning the feminine and alien other.
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    Commentaires:

    Jarrah
    1950s B-films like The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Attack of the 50-Foot Woman, or The Pod People, might seem to be pure fantasy, just mindless fun. Coming out during the heyday of McCarthyism and Hollywood blacklisting of suspected communists, you might assume these movies would never get too close to real political issues.But as Susan A. George points out in her new book Gendering Science Fiction Films: Invaders from the Suburbs, “It is because of their strictly entertainment, low-budget [...]

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