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Philip K. Dick : contemporary critical interpretations

Author: Samuel J Umland
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Series: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 63.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays examine the philosophical and religious foundations on which Dick's work rests, offering arguments which reveal both his philosophical depth and the extent to which he drew from esoteric  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Philip K. Dick.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)624340834
Named Person: Philip K Dick; Philip K Dick; Philip K Dick; Philip K Dick; Philip K Dick; Philip K Dick
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel J Umland
ISBN: 0313292957 9780313292958
OCLC Number: 30814973
Description: viii, 228 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Towards a theory of paranoia : the science fiction of Philip K. Dick / Carl Freedman --
Dianoia/paranoia : Dick's double "impostor" / Neil Easterbrook --
Worlds of chance and counterfeit : Dick, Lem, and the preestablished cacophony / Karl Wessel --
Philip K. Dick and the nuclear family / Christopher Palmer --
To flee from Dionysus : enthousiasmos from "Upon the dull Earth" to VALIS / Samuel J. Umland --
The Swiss connection : psychological systems in the novels of Philip K. Dick / Anthony Wolk --
Unrequited love in We can build you / Rebecca A. Umland --
"What is this sickness?" : "schizophrenia" and We can build you / Gregg Rickman --
"Man everywhere in chains" : Dick, Rousseau, and The penultimate truth / Merritt Abrash --
Two cases of conscience : loyalty and race in The crack in space and Counter-clock world / Jake Jakaitis --
Chinese finger-traps or "a perturbation in the reality field" : paradox as conversion in Philip K. Dick's fiction / Michael Feehan.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 63.
Responsibility: edited by Samuel J. Umland.

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