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Evolutionary mythology in the writings of Kurt Vonnegut : Darwin, Vonnegut and the construction of an American culture

Author: Gilbert McInnis
Publisher: Palo Alto, CA : Academica Press, ©2011.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Kurt Vonnegut; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert McInnis
ISBN: 9781933146997 1933146990
OCLC Number: 613425855
Description: xx, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Darwinism, social Darwinism, and mythology --
Mythology and Darwin's theory of natural selection in Galápagos --
The principles of the evolutionary mythology in Galápagos --
The sirens of Titan: Darwin, Einstein, and the cosmological connection --
The sirens of Titan: quantum mechanics, Einstein, and the in-complete story --
Slaughterhouse-five: Einstein, natural selection, and the unified story --
Nazi mythology and totalitarian minds in Mother night --
Adapting to the evolutionary mythology in Mother night --
The mythology of the consumer society in Breakfast of champions --
Evolutionary mythology in the writings of Kurt Vonnegut.
Responsibility: Gilbert McInnis.

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