Mathematics in Popular Culture

Mathematics in Popular Culture

Essays on Appearances in Film, Fiction, Games, Television and Other Media

Book - 2012
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"In this compendium, contributors consider the role of math in blockbuster films, baseball, crossword puzzles, fantasy role-playing games, and television shows to science fiction tales, award-winning plays and classic works of literature. Revealing the broad range of intersections between mathematics and mainstream culture, this collection demonstrates that even "mass entertainment" can have a hidden depth."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012
ISBN: 9780786449781
Branch Call Number: 700.46 MATHEMAT
Characteristics: viii, 345 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm


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