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Published: 23 March 2006

216 Pages | 37 halftones

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195174533

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Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

New Essays

Edited by Robert Kolker

Though Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey boasts a large and ever-expanding fan-base, there are few among even the most avid enthusiasts that fully understand the film's inheritance, complexities, and ironies. The essays in this collection, newly commissioned from a wide variety of scholars for this volume, examine in detail various possible readings of the film, its historical context, and its status as a quintessential science-fiction genre piece.