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British science fiction film and televsion

Tobias Hochscherf

British science fiction film and televsion

critical essays

by Tobias Hochscherf

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction television programs,
  • History and criticism,
  • Science fiction films

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index.

    Statementedited by Tobias Hochscherf and James Leggott
    SeriesCritical explorations in science fiction and fantasy -- 29
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.S26 B655 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25043118M
    ISBN 109780786446216
    LC Control Number2010053788

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