By Sherry Ginn,Alyson R. Buckman,Heather M. Porter
InJoss Whedon’s Dollhouse: Confounding function, complicated Identity, Sherry Ginn, Alyson R. Buckman, and Heather M. Porter compile fourteen different essays that show off the sequence’ advanced imaginative and prescient of the long run. members probe deeply into the fictitious universe of the express by means of contemplating the causes of the rich consumers and asking what love skill while personalities are consistently remade. different essays contemplate the show’s kinfolk to politics, philosophy, and psychology and its representations of race and gender. numerous essays discover the show’s complicated courting to transhumanism: contemplating the darkish power for dehumanization and abuse that lurks underneath the promise of turning our bodies into transitority vessels for immortal, downloadable personalities.
Though a short-lived sequence,Dollhouse has been hailed as one in every of television’s such a lot considerate explorations of vintage technology fiction subject matters. because the first critical remedy of this landmark exhibit, this assortment will curiosity science-fiction students and Whedon enthusiasts alike.
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Joss Whedon's Dollhouse: Confounding Purpose, Confusing Identity (Science Fiction Television) by Sherry Ginn,Alyson R. Buckman,Heather M. Porter