Scraps of the Untainted Sky: Science Fiction, Utopia, Dystopia

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Film and Video
Alien. Dir. Ridley Scott. 1979.
Alien: Resurrection. Dir. Jean-Pierre Jeunet. 1997.
Alien 3. Dir. David Fincher. 1992.
Aliens. Dir. James Cameron. 1986.
Blade Runner. Dir. Ridley Scott. 1982.
Brave New World. Dir. Leslie Libman and Larry Williams. 1998.
Brazil. Dir. Terry Gilliam. 1985.
Buffy, the Vampire Slayer. Dir. Fran Rubel Kuzui. 1992.
A Clockwork Orange. Dir. Stanley Kubrick. 1971.
Contact. Dir. Robert Zemeckis. 1997.
Dark City. Dir. Alex Proyas. 1998.
Dawn of the Dead. Dir. George Romero. 1978.
Dr. Strangeloveor: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Dir. Stanley Kubrick . 1964.
E.T: The Extraterrestrial. Dir. Steven Spielberg. 1982.
Fahrenheit 451. Dir. François Truffaut. 1966.
Fail Safe. Dir. Sidney Lumet. 1964.
The Fifth Element. Dir. Luc Besson. 1997
Gattaca. Dir. Andrew Nichol. 1997.
The Handmaid's Tale. Dir. Volker Schlöndorff. 1990.
Hardware. Dir. Richard Stanley. 1990.
Independence Day. Dir. Roland Emmerich. 1996.
The Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Dir. Don Siegel. 1956.
The Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Dir. Philip Kaufman. 1978.
Johnny Mnemonic. Dir. Robert Longo. 1995.
Liquid Sky. Dir. Slava Tsukerman. 1982.
The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit. Dir. Nunnally Johnson. 1956.
The Man Who Fell to Earth. Dir. Nicholas Roeg. 1976.
The Matrix. Dir. Andy Wachowski and Larry Wachowski. 1999.
Max Headroom. Dir. Rocky Morton and Annabel Jankel. 1985.
Men with Guns. Dir. John Sayles. 1997.
Metropolis. Dir. Fritz Lang. 1927.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Permissions ix
  • Preface xi
  • Part One - Science Fiction and Utopia 1
  • 1 - Dangerous Visions 3
  • 2 - Absent Paradigms 29
  • 3 - Daring to Dream 67
  • Part Two - Dystopia 109
  • 4 - New Maps of Hell 111
  • 5 - The Dystopian Turn 147
  • 6 - The Critical Dystopia 183
  • Part Three - Dystopian Maneuvers 201
  • 7 - Kim Stanley Robinson's Other California 203
  • 8 - Octavia Butler's Parables 223
  • 9 - Marge Piercy's Tale of Hope 247
  • 10 - Horizons 273
  • Notes 285
  • Bibliography 333
  • Literary Bibliography and Filmography 367
  • Film and Video 373
  • Index 375
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