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Architecture and Science-Fiction Film: Philip K. Dick and the Spectacle of …



The home is one of our most enduring human paradoxes and is brought to light tellingly in science-fiction (SF) writing and film. However, while similarities and crossovers between architecture and SF have proliferated throughout the past century, the home is often overshadowed by the spectacle of ‘otherness’. The study of the familiar (home) within the alien (SF) creates a unique cultural lens through which to reflect on our current architectural condition. SF has always been linked with…


Architecture And Science Fiction Film

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : David Terrance Fortin | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 1409407489
ISBN 13 : 9781409407485

The enduring paradoxes of the home are often brought to light in science-fiction (SF) writing and film. However, while crossovers between architecture and SF have proliferated, the..


Radio Free Albemuth

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Philip K. Dick | Publisher : Voyager

ISBN 10 : 0006482856
ISBN 13 : 9780006482857

ARAMCHEK - The word scratched in the sidewalk of the President's childhood home. ARAMCHEK - The name of the subversive society 'with no official membership' whose sole purpose is t..


Graphic Storytelling

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Will Eisner | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0961472820
ISBN 13 : 9780961472825

Examines the fundamentals of storytelling in comic book style and offers advice on story construction and visual narratives...


The Best Of Philip K Dick

Pub Date : 2013-02-01 | Author : Philip K. Dick | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0615561187
ISBN 13 : 9780615561189

Philip K. Dick didn t predict the future he summoned the desperate bleakness of our present directly from his fevered paranoia. Dick didn t predict the Internet or iPhones or email..


Reading Ethnography

Pub Date : 1991 | Author : David Jacobson | Publisher : SUNY Press

ISBN 10 : 079140546X
ISBN 13 : 9780791405468

This book presents a model for analyzing and evaluating ethnographic arguments. It examines the relationship between the claims anthropologists make about human behavior and the da..


Chronology Of American Popular Music 1900 2000

Pub Date : 2007-09-27 | Author : Frank W. Hoffmann | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0415977150
ISBN 13 : 9780415977159

The Chronology of American Popular Music, 1900-2000 is an annotated chronology dealing with all types of twentieth-century American popular music. From the age of cylinder recordin..


Carried Away

Pub Date : 2002-11-05 | Author : Rachel Bowlby | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231122757
ISBN 13 : 0231122756

The people who shaped America's public broadcasting system thought it should be "a civilized voice in a civilized community" -- a clear alternative to commercial broadcasting. This..


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