Cylons in America : critical studies in Battlestar Galactica (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Cylons in America : critical studies in Battlestar Galactica

Author: Tiffany Potter; C W Marshall
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With its fourth season due to air in January 2008, the award-winning Battlestar Galactica continues to be exceptionally popular for non-network television, combining the familiar features of science fiction with direct commentary on life in mainstream America. Cylons in America is the first collection of critical studies of Battlestar Galactica (its 2003 miniseries, and the ongoing 2004 television series), examining  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tiffany Potter; C W Marshall
ISBN: 1283206471 9781283206471 9786613206473 6613206474 1441157069 9781441157065
OCLC Number: 1162014731
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (289 p.)
Contents: A Note on Names; ""I See the Patterns"": Battlestar Galactica and the Things That Matter; I. Life in the Fleet, American Life; II. Cylon/Human Interface; III. Form and Context in Twenty-First-Century Television; Bibliography; Episode List (2003-2007); Notes on Contributors; Index
Responsibility: edited by Tiffany Potter and C.W. Marshall.
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With its fourth season due to air in January 2008, the award-winning Battlestar Galactica continues to be exceptionally popular for non-network television, combining the familiar features of science fiction with direct commentary on life in mainstream America. Cylons in America is the first collection of critical studies of Battlestar Galactica (its 2003 miniseries, and the ongoing 2004 television series), examining its place within popular culture and its engagement with contemporary American society. Battlestar Galactica depicts the remnants of the human race fleeing across space from a robo.

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