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The Blade runner experience the legacy of a science fiction classic

Will Brooker 1970-

2005

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  • Title:
    The Blade runner experience the legacy of a science fiction classic
  • Author: Will Brooker 1970-
  • Description: Contents; Editor's Note; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: 2019 Vision; The Blade Runner Experience: Pilgrimage and LIminal Space; Post-Millennium Blade Runner; SECTION 1: THE CINEMA OF PHILIP K. DICK; Reel Toads and Imaginary Cities: Philip K. Dick, Blade Runner and the Contemporary Science Fiction Movie; Redemption, 'Race', Religion, Reality and the Far-Right: Science Fiction Film Adaptations of Philip K. Dick; SECTION 2: PLAYING BLADE RUNNER; Replicating the Blade Runner; Implanted Memories, or the Illusion of Free Action; SECTION 3: FANS; Scanning the Replicant Text
    Academic Textual Poachers: Blade Runner as Cult Canonical MovieOriginals and Copies: The Fans of Philip K. Dick, Blade Runner and K. W. Jeter; SECTION 4: IDENTITIES; The Rachel Papers: In Search of Blade Runner's Femme Fatale; Purge! Class Pathology in Blade Runner; Postmodern Romace: The Impossibility of (De)Centring the Self; SECTION 5: THE CITY; False LA: Blade Runner and the Nightmare City; Imagining the Real: Blade Runner and Discourses on the Postmetropolis; Filmography; Bibliography; Index
    Since its release in 1982, Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, based on Philip K. Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, has remained a cult classic through its depiction of a futuristic Los Angeles; its complex, enigmatic plot; and its underlying questions about the nature of human identity. The Blade Runner Experience: The Legacy of a Science Fiction Classic examines the film in a broad context, examining its relationship to the original novel, the PC game, the series of sequels, and the many films influenced by its style and themes. It investigates Blade Runner onlin
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Wallflower
  • Format: 1 online resource (265 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-231-50179-X
  • Subjects: Science fiction films -- History and criticism; Blade runner (Motion picture); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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