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Though Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey boasts a large and ever-expanding fan-base, there are few among even the most avid enthusiasts that fully understands the film's inheritance, complexities, and ironies. The essays in this collection, commissioned from a wide variety of scholars, examine in detail various possible readings of the film, its historical context, and its status as a quintessential science-fiction genre piece.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195174533
ISBN-10: 0195174534
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 155mm x 16mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 11-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert Kolker

Robert Kolker is Emeritus Professor of Film Studies and Digital Media at the University of Maryland.

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