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By Lincoln Geraghty

ISBN-10: 0810866757

ISBN-13: 9780810866751

even though technology fiction definitely existed ahead of the surge of tv within the Fifties, the style quick confirmed roots within the new medium and flourished in next a long time. In Channeling the long run: Essays on technology Fiction and myth Television, Lincoln Geraghty has assembled a set of essays that specializes in the disparate visions of the prior, current, and destiny provided through technology fiction and fable tv because the Fifties and that proceed into the current day.

These essays not just shine new gentle on frequently missed and forgotten sequence but in addition research the "look" of technological know-how fiction and delusion tv, deciding upon how iconography, place and panorama, lighting tricks, set layout, props, and costumes give a contribution to the production of destiny and trade worlds. participants to this quantity research such vintage courses as The Twilight Zone, Voyage to the ground of the Sea, and The guy from U.N.C.L.E., in addition to modern courses, together with Star Trek: the subsequent Generation, Angel, Firefly, Futurama, and the recent Battlestar Galactica. those essays offer a far wanted examine how technological know-how fiction tv has had an important influence on heritage, tradition, and society for the final sixty years.

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