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Androids, humanoids, and other science fiction monsters

Per Schelde

Androids, humanoids, and other science fiction monsters

science and soul in science fiction films

by Per Schelde

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film & Video,
  • PERFORMING ARTS,
  • Science fiction films,
  • Reference,
  • Electronic books,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPer Schelde
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.S26 S26 1993eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (ix, 279 p.) :
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25552231M
    ISBN 100585321175
    ISBN 109780585321172
    OCLC/WorldCa45844077


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