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Close Encounters of the Invasive Kind - a book by Seymore, Sarah

Close Encounters of the Invasive Kind

Imperial History in Selected British Novels of Alien-Encounter Science Fiction after World War II

Close Encounters of the Invasive Kind( )
Author: Seymore, Sarah
Series title:Anglistik / Amerikanistik Ser.
ISBN:978-3-643-90391-4
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Lit Verlag
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $44.95
Book Description:

Before the breakthrough of postcolonial studies, British science-fiction authors already saw the opportunity to discuss political and ethical issues of imperialism by projecting human history and behavior onto the alien 'Other.' In this thesis, the case studies of 15 novels of alien-encounter science fiction illuminate the treatment of colonial and postcolonial concepts - such as colonialism, neo-colonialism, Empire, paternalism, hybridity, mimicry and science and technology - as a...
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