Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960-2000eBook - 2010
Space Oddities examines the representation of women in outer space films from 1960 to 2000, with an emphasis on films in which women are either denied or given the role of astronaut.€ Marie Lathers traces an evolution in this representation from women as aliens and/or "assistant" astronauts, to women as astronaut wives, to women as astronauts themselves. Many popular films from the era are considered, as are earlier films (from Aelita Queen of Mars to Devil Girl From Mars) and historical records, literary fiction, and television shows (especially I Dream of Jeannie).€ Early 1960s a.
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 240 pages) : illustrations