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Doane, Mary Ann. "Technophilia: Technology, Representation, and the Feminine." Anthologized in Cybersexualities: A Reader on Feminist Theory, Cyborgs and Cyberspace. Jenny Wolmark, ed. Also The Gendered Cyborg: A Reader. London and New York: Routledge, in association with The Open University, 2000. Reviewed Veronica Hollinger, "Doing It for Ourselves: Two Feminist Cyber-Readers," our source here.[1]

Examines presentations of women and "the feminine, specifically the maternal feminine, in a range of sf films, from METROPOLIS|Metropolis]] (1926) to Alien (1979) to BLADE RUNNER|Blade Runner]] (1982), demonstrating how these films displace their (masculinist) anxieties about technology onto the maternal body" (Hollinger p. 428).


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