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Animal AlterityScience Fiction and the Question of the Animal$
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Sherryl Vint

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781846312342

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846316135

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Introduction: Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and Human–Animal Studies

Introduction: Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and Human–Animal Studies

(p.1) Introduction: Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and Human–Animal Studies
Animal Alterity

This book explores the many ways in which animals are present in science fiction literature. It reviews a variety of science fiction texts with animal themes, comparing and contrasting ways in which animals address some of science fiction's questions about alterity and subjectivity. The book also explores the connection between science fiction and human–animal studies and reconsiders the entire logic of the human–animal boundary.

Keywords:   animals, science fiction, alterity, subjectivity, human–animal studies, human–animal boundary

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