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Record #176831:

The self and self-less in Campbell's Who goes there? and Finney's Invasion of the body snatchers / De Villo Sloan.

Title: The self and self-less in Campbell's Who goes there? and Finney's Invasion of the body snatchers / De Villo Sloan.
Author(s): Sloan, De Villo.
Date: 1988.
Abstract: Examines ideology of 1948 science fiction story which became basis for Antarctic horror film The thing. Describes literary structure as detective story placed in science fiction context containing extended discourse between reason and emotion, in which science is held partly to blame for disaster, but in which reason combined with self-determined individualism saves the world from disaster.
Notes:

Offprint: Extrapolation. Vol. 29(2) :179-188.

Keywords: 82 -- Literature.
82.08 -- Literary activity and technique.
82-3 -- Prose. Fiction: Campbell, John W.
S -- Literature and Language.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-PAM: 82-3 : (*7)
SPRI record no.: 176831

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