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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..


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..


1491 Second Edition

Pub Date : 2006-10-10 | Author : Charles C. Mann | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 0307278182
ISBN 13 : 9780307278180

In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492. Contrar..


Peter And The Shadow Thieves

Pub Date : 2007-01 | Author : Dave Barry | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1406304840
ISBN 13 : 9781406304848

A ship draws near Mollusk Island, bringing an eerie passenger - a cloaked stranger who makes even the desperate pirate crew shake in fear. Lord Ombra is coming for Peter and the Lo..


Book Of Majors 2017

Pub Date : 2016-07-05 | Author : The College Board | Publisher : College Board

ISBN 10 : 145730774X
ISBN 13 : 9781457307744

The Book of Majors 2017 helps students answer these questions: What's the major for me? Where can I study it? What can I do with it after graduation?Revised and refreshed every yea..


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..


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