Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Post-Apocalyptic TV and Film

Race Gender and Sexuality in Post Apocalyptic TV and Film This book offers critical analyses of the roles of race gender and sexuality in the post apocalyptic visions of early twenty first century film and television shows Contributors examine the producti

  • Title: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Post-Apocalyptic TV and Film
  • Author: Barbara Gurr
  • ISBN: 9781137501509
  • Page: 369
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book offers critical analyses of the roles of race, gender, and sexuality in the post apocalyptic visions of early twenty first century film and television shows Contributors examine the production, reproduction, and re imagination of some of our most deeply held human ideals through sociological, anthropological, historical, and feminist approaches Television showsThis book offers critical analyses of the roles of race, gender, and sexuality in the post apocalyptic visions of early twenty first century film and television shows Contributors examine the production, reproduction, and re imagination of some of our most deeply held human ideals through sociological, anthropological, historical, and feminist approaches Television shows and films as seemingly diverse as The Walking Dead, Falling Skies, Battlestar Galactica, The Road, and Stake Land share both narrative and thematic concerns about the future and perhaps past of humanity, how we know who we are, and what we truly value most, but examine these concerns through stories that leave us both entertained and alternately comforted and a little bit anxious.

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    1. Race, Gender and Sexuality in Post-Apocalyptic TV and Film, edited by Barbara Gurr, Assistant Professor in Residence in the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department at the University of Connecticut, is a fascinating collection of essays for anyone interested, as I am, in how these issues are presented in science fiction, and in the post-apocalyptic vision in particular.I have always been rather a fan of the post-apocalyptic subgenre of speculative fiction, I think in part because it mir [...]

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