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Philip K. Dick Contemporary Critical Interpretations (Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy) by Samuel J. Umland

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Written in English


  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Occultism & quasi-religious beliefs,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Dick, Philip K. - Prose & Criticism,
  • Psychology,
  • American English,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Science Fiction,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Dick, Philip K,
  • Dick, Philip K.,
  • History and criticism,
  • Science fiction, American

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Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL9619361M
ISBN 100313292957
ISBN 109780313292958

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