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Aliens : the anthropology of science fiction

Author: George Edgar Slusser; Eric S Rabkin
Publisher: Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1987.
Series: Alternatives.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aliens.
Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1987
(DLC) 87004721
(OCoLC)15365905
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Edgar Slusser; Eric S Rabkin
ISBN: 0585186537 9780585186535
OCLC Number: 44958306
Notes: Essays written for the 8th J. Lloyd Eaton Conference, held Apr. 13-15, 1986 at the University of California, Riverside.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 243 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : The anthropology of the alien / George E. Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin --
Part one : Searchings : the quest for the alien --
The alien on our minds / Larry Niven --
Effing the ineffable / Gregory Benford --
Border patrols / Michael Beehler --
Alien aliens / Pascal Ducommun --
Metamorphoses of the dragon / George E. Slusser --
Part two : Sightings : the aliens among us --
Discriminating among friends : the social dynamics of the friendly alien / John Huntington --
Sex, superman, and sociobiology in science fiction / Joseph D. Miller --
Cowboys and telepaths --
formulas and phenomena / Eric S. Rabkin --
Robots : three fantasies and one big cold reality / Noel Perrin --
Aliens in the supermarket : science fiction and fantasy for 'inquiring minds" / George R. Guffey --
Aliens 'R' U.S. : American science fiction viewed from Down Under / Zoe Sofia --
Part three : Soundings : man as the alien --
H.G. Wells' familiar aliens / John R. Reed --
Inspiration and possession : ambivalent intimacy with the alien / Clayton Koelb --
Cybernauts in cyberspace : William Gibson's Neuromancer / David Porush --
The human alien : in-groups and outbreeding in Enemy mine / Leihgton Brett Cooke --
From Astarte to Barbie and beyond : the serious history of dolls / Frank McConnell --
An introduction of monsters / Colin Greenland.
Series Title: Alternatives.
Responsibility: edited by George E. Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin.
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