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Inwazja jako metafora : kino science-fiction a problemy społeczeństwa amerykańskiego okresu zimnej wojny

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Inwazja jako metafora : kino science-fiction a problemy społeczeństwa amerykańskiego okresu zimnej wojny

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dc.contributor.author Urbanowicz, Piotr [USOS155765] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-01T06:29:04Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-01T06:29:04Z
dc.date.issued 2015 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1898-5947 pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/43648
dc.language pol pl
dc.rights Udzielam licencji. Uznanie autorstwa - Użycie niekomercyjne 4.0 Międzynarodowa *
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dc.title Inwazja jako metafora : kino science-fiction a problemy społeczeństwa amerykańskiego okresu zimnej wojny pl
dc.title.alternative Invasion as metaphor : science-fiction cinema and american social problems in the cold war era pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 267-277 pl
dc.description.additional Bibliogr., streszcz. po ang. pl
dc.identifier.weblink http://www.maska.psc.uj.edu.pl/documents/40768330/c04b7f5c-87df-4bc8-bfca-da8ad5f478ab pl
dc.abstract.en This essay raises the issue of the representation of the atomic bomb anxiety in the science-fiction movies in the 1950s. This study uses a framework of the anxiety states in American society, which emerged at the beginning of the Cold War. I analyze two movies: Invaders from Mars (1953) directed by William Menzies and Robot Monster (1953) directed by Phil Tucker. As I want to show, these films depict and comment on the American fear of nuclear warfare, representing it in the guise of confrontation with the Aliens. In particular scenes I identify stereotypes, which the American society created about the Soviets and the nuclear threat. I consider a critical approach of these movies to the political and social situation of 1950s, as opposed to other scholars, who misjudge the science-fiction stories calling them secondary, banal and naive. On the one hand, the science-fiction cinema alleviated the anxiety of the audience, showing every time that Americans defeat the Aliens. Thus science-fiction movies became a channel of governmental propaganda. On the other hand, these movies diagnose paranoia incumbent in the society. Thus, I take issue with Susan Sontag’s argument that "there is absolutely no social criticism, of even the most implicit kind, in science fiction films". I contend that science-fiction movies recognize and comment on the situation of the American society, envisaged as a child dreaming about its own power, but unable to protect the country. pl
dc.subject.pl kino science-fiction pl
dc.subject.pl zimna wojna pl
dc.subject.en science-fiction cinema pl
dc.subject.en cold war era pl
dc.description.number 26 pl
dc.description.publication 0,85 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 2449-9153 pl
dc.title.journal Maska pl
dc.title.volume Wojna pl
dc.language.container pol pl
dc.date.accession 2017-06-16 pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Polonistyki pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY-NC; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0; pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / OP pl
.pointsMNiSW [2015 B]: 7


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