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Contents Acknowledgments vii Preface 1 1. Definitions and Histories 9 2. Constructing a Canon of 1950s B Science Fiction Films 25 3. The Representation of Women Scientists 000 4. Professionalism and Femininity in the Giant Insect Films 000 5. Cinematically Representing a Heteroglot World 000 6. Dreaming, Analyzing, and Joking in the Women-in- Power Films 000 Conclusion. Where to Go from Here 000 Filmography 000 Appendix A: Female Leads and Their Father Figures 000 Appendix B: Female Leads and Their Love Interests 000 Notes 000 Bibliography 000 Index 000
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Science fiction films -- History and criticism.
Women scientists in motion pictures.