Androids, Humanoids, and Other Folklore Monsters: Science and Soul in Science Fiction Films by Per Schelde
English | July 1, 1994 | ISBN: 0814779956 | 292 Pages | PDF | 6 MB
Science fiction films, from the original Frankenstein and The Fly to Blade Runner and The Terminator, traditionally have been filled with aliens, spaceships, androids, cyborgs, and all sorts of robotic creatures along with their various creators. The popular appeal of these characters is undeniable, but what is the meaning of this generation of creatures? What is the relationship of mad scientist to subject, of human to android, of creature to creator?