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Hopes and Fears: Aliens, Cyborgs and the Science Fiction Blockbuster

Lincoln Geraghty

Lincoln Geraghty is Principal Lecturer in Film Studies and Subject Leader for Media Studies in the School of Creative Arts, Film and Media at the University of Portsmouth. He is author of Living with Star Trek: American Culture and the Star Trek Universe, editor of The Influence of Star Trek on Television, Film and Culture, and co-editor of The Shifting Definitions of Genre: Essays on Labelling Films, Television Shows and Media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Science Fiction Film and Television

Berg, 2009

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... as the characters were allowed to develop and interact with others in ways which were denied to the original crew’ (Geraghty, 2007: 4). The spectre of Roddenberry loomed large over the first few seasons of TNG. In an interview with TV Guide...

Beyond Truth and Reason: Politics and Identity in Science Fiction

Lincoln Geraghty

Lincoln Geraghty is Principal Lecturer in Film Studies and Subject Leader for Media Studies in the School of Creative Arts, Film and Media at the University of Portsmouth. He is author of Living with Star Trek: American Culture and the Star Trek Universe, editor of The Influence of Star Trek on Television, Film and Culture, and co-editor of The Shifting Definitions of Genre: Essays on Labelling Films, Television Shows and Media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Science Fiction Film and Television

Berg, 2009

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... Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001) (see Geraghty 2003c)—act as active agents to help the white main protagonist and progress the internal narrative. As such, viewers are only ever given a one-dimensional characterisation of otherness and race....

Epilogue: The Repeated Pleasures of Science Fiction Film and Television

Lincoln Geraghty

Lincoln Geraghty is Principal Lecturer in Film Studies and Subject Leader for Media Studies in the School of Creative Arts, Film and Media at the University of Portsmouth. He is author of Living with Star Trek: American Culture and the Star Trek Universe, editor of The Influence of Star Trek on Television, Film and Culture, and co-editor of The Shifting Definitions of Genre: Essays on Labelling Films, Television Shows and Media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Science Fiction Film and Television

Berg, 2009

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...Both series like Star Trek: Enterprise and Battlestar Galactica offer expansive narrative worlds in which viewers, particularly those defined as cult fans, can engross themselves. The television formats that support their production...

Introduction: American Science Fiction Culture

Lincoln Geraghty

Lincoln Geraghty is Principal Lecturer in Film Studies and Subject Leader for Media Studies in the School of Creative Arts, Film and Media at the University of Portsmouth. He is author of Living with Star Trek: American Culture and the Star Trek Universe, editor of The Influence of Star Trek on Television, Film and Culture, and co-editor of The Shifting Definitions of Genre: Essays on Labelling Films, Television Shows and Media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Science Fiction Film and Television

Berg, 2009

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...This book stands as a critical history of late twentieth-century American science fiction film and television, offering a discussion of the cultural, industrial, political and social concerns of the popular genre on screen. While I cannot...

American Science Fiction Post-9/11

Lincoln Geraghty

Lincoln Geraghty is Principal Lecturer in Film Studies and Subject Leader for Media Studies in the School of Creative Arts, Film and Media at the University of Portsmouth. He is author of Living with Star Trek: American Culture and the Star Trek Universe, editor of The Influence of Star Trek on Television, Film and Culture, and co-editor of The Shifting Definitions of Genre: Essays on Labelling Films, Television Shows and Media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Science Fiction Film and Television

Berg, 2009

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... Star Trek a signifier of the future and a signifier of the past (Geraghty 2002: 168–9). Intertextual references mean so much more within the narrative framework of Nemesis that they are inseparable from its reception. Both visually...

Unsettling Visions of America’s Future Present: Dystopian Science Fiction

Lincoln Geraghty

Lincoln Geraghty is Principal Lecturer in Film Studies and Subject Leader for Media Studies in the School of Creative Arts, Film and Media at the University of Portsmouth. He is author of Living with Star Trek: American Culture and the Star Trek Universe, editor of The Influence of Star Trek on Television, Film and Culture, and co-editor of The Shifting Definitions of Genre: Essays on Labelling Films, Television Shows and Media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Science Fiction Film and Television

Berg, 2009

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... captain Janeway (Geraghty 2003c). More recent examples of the western myth played out on the final frontier, including the battle between settler and savage, come in Joss Whedon’s Firefly (2002–2003). As well as playing with established...

Pushing the Frontiers of Reality: Science Fiction and the Counterculture

Lincoln Geraghty

Lincoln Geraghty is Principal Lecturer in Film Studies and Subject Leader for Media Studies in the School of Creative Arts, Film and Media at the University of Portsmouth. He is author of Living with Star Trek: American Culture and the Star Trek Universe, editor of The Influence of Star Trek on Television, Film and Culture, and co-editor of The Shifting Definitions of Genre: Essays on Labelling Films, Television Shows and Media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Science Fiction Film and Television

Berg, 2009

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... of multiculturalism and education: ‘In this sense Star Trek [acted] much like a Jeremiad, as a moral guide to humanity’s progress in life, making obvious what [needed] to be done but not providing its audience with all of the answers’ (Geraghty...

Conflict and Consensus: The Cold War and the Space Race

Lincoln Geraghty

Lincoln Geraghty is Principal Lecturer in Film Studies and Subject Leader for Media Studies in the School of Creative Arts, Film and Media at the University of Portsmouth. He is author of Living with Star Trek: American Culture and the Star Trek Universe, editor of The Influence of Star Trek on Television, Film and Culture, and co-editor of The Shifting Definitions of Genre: Essays on Labelling Films, Television Shows and Media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Science Fiction Film and Television

Berg, 2009

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...America in the 1950s was undergoing tremendous social and cultural change. Following the return of American soldiers from World War II there was huge population growth coupled with the suburban expansion of major cities. The 1944 G.I. Bill...