Description - American Science Fiction and the Cold War by David Seed
American science fiction - in both literature and film - has played a key role in the portrayal of the fears inherent in the Cold War. Working through a series of key texts, this work investigates the political inflexions put on American narratives in the post-war decades by Cold War cultural circumstances. American society is a key element in the author's exploration of science fiction narratives which include "Fahrenheit 451", "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" and "Dr Strangelove".
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Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Keele University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - David Seed
David Seed is Professor of American Literature at the University of Liverpool