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Dinosaurs in fantastic fiction : a thematic survey

Author: Allen A Debus
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This literary survey examines how paleoliterature originated, developed and matured from its inception to the present day. It follows trends on the crafting of classic dinosaurs, investigating the figurative and metaphoric meaning of fictional dinosaurs and related prehistoria. An appendix provides brief summaries of deserving dinosaur texts, organized alphabetically by author."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Debus, Allen A.
Dinosaurs in fantastic fiction.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006
(OCoLC)607751103
Online version:
Debus, Allen A.
Dinosaurs in fantastic fiction.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006
(OCoLC)607828760
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allen A Debus
ISBN: 0786426721 9780786426720
OCLC Number: 70921395
Description: ix, 220 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Verne's subterranean "Museum" --
Lost and found : the mystique of lost worlds --
At war with dinosaurs --
Shadow of Gojira --
Time-relativistic dinosaurs : Bradbury's legacy --
Dino-trek --
Rise of the Raptor --
Infiltration : living with dinosaurs.
Responsibility: Allen A. Debus ; with forewords by Donald F. Glut and Mark F. Berry.
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From Jules Verne to Michael Crichton, this literary survey examines how paleoliterature originated, developed and matured from its inception in the 1820s. It follows historical trends on the crafting  Read more...

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