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Author Paik, Peter Yoonsuk

Title From utopia to apocalypse : science fiction and the politics of catastrophe / Peter Y. Paik

Publ Info Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PN3433.6 .P35 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN3433.6 .P35 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 207 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : The god that succeeded -- Utopia achieved : the case of Watchmen -- The defense of necessity : on Jang Joon-Hwan's Save the green planet -- The saintly politics of catastrophe : Hayao Miyazaki's Nausicaš of the Valley of Wind -- Between trauma and tragedy : from The matrix to V for vendetta
LC subject Science fiction -- History and criticism
Utopias in literature
Apocalypse in literature
Politics in literature
Politics and literature -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780816650781 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816650798 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0816650780 (hc : alk. paper)
0816650799 (pbk. : alk. paper)