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Staying Home: Astronaut Wives and Domestic Engineering

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

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...If you think going to the Moon is hard, try staying home.Look, I don't remember the space program and I don't think about my marriage.But I called three of—in my view—three of the greatest ladies and most courageous ladies in the whole...

The Astronaut's New Clothes: Naked in Space in Nude on the Moon, Barbarella, and Alien

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

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...I explained to Jerrie Cobb right at the start that it would be very difficult to integrate women into the space program. I told her quite frankly that it would mean special space suits …Dr. Durand, could you hand me a garment? … Would you...

Chimpanzees in Space and Gorillas in the Mist

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

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...I find it a little ridiculous when I read in a newspaper that there is a place called Chimp College in New Mexico where they are training 50 chimpanzees for space fiight, one a female named Glenda. I think it would be at least as important...

Introduction

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

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...The Rocket to the Moon is a translation of Thea von Harbou's novel Frau im mond, originally published in 1928 (1930 for the English translation). An alternative English title was Girl in the Moon. Fritz Lang's film was based on this novel...

Bottled Up: Inner and Outer Space in I Dream of Jeannie

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

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... Beach, Florida. Photo: Marie Lathers. Lykke). Both the deep sea and the cosmos were coded as “extraterrestrial regions” (398) open to farming and mining, exploration and conquest.See also Krafft Ehricke's argument for mining in space. Bryld...

Conclusion

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

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...In fact, it is inconceivable to me that the world of outer space should be restricted to men only, like some sort of stag club.If black holes do exist, Kip will get one year of Penthouse.But Sally really wasn't an issue. After my tits joke,...

Making Contact

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

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...You son of a bitch … Jean-Luc, blow up the ship.Small moves, Ellie.The film Alien was innovative in several ways, including that it popularized the noun “alien” as a reference to extraterrestrials. Until then, “alien” had almost always been...

It's About Time: A Brief History of Women in Space

Marie Lathers

Marie Lathers is Treuhaft Professor of French and Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has published books and articles in the areas of feminist theory and popular culture, 19th-century French studies, and the relationship among women, art, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Space Oddities : Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960–2000

Continuum, 2010

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...It's about two astronauts; it's about their fate; It's about a woman and her prehistoric mate.I’m sorry to have gone female on you, Major.At this writing, we are still waiting. I. Arrows of Time (Jerrie Cobb)Stephen Hawking's 1988...