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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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Existing for Their Own Reasons: Animal Aliens

Existing for Their Own Reasons: Animal Aliens

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(p.135) 6. Existing for Their Own Reasons: Animal Aliens
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Animal Alterity
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DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846312342.003.0007

This chapter evaluates the representations of animal aliens in science fiction texts, and explores the ways in which animal aliens in science fiction can be used to reinforce the human–animal boundary. It also discusses texts that depict the interest of humans in aliens, their fears of alien occupation, and war or conflict with alien animals.

Keywords:   animal aliens, science fiction texts, aliens, human–animal boundary

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