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Author Colff, Marilette van der
Title One is Never Alone with a Rubber Duck : Douglas Adams's Absurd Fictional Universe
Imprint Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publisher, 2010
©2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (109 pages)
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Note Intro -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- FOREWORD -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- CHAPTER ONE -- CHAPTER TWO -- CHAPTER THREE -- CHAPTER FOUR -- CONCLUSION -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
What do existential elevators, sentient mattresses, paranoid androids, humans and other aliens have in common? For one thing, they want answers. The fact (yes fact) that there are no answers (except, perhaps, for "42") causes some humans (and other aliens) to face this empty madness we call life with Sisyphus-like defiance. Others choose to sulk or skulk or annihilate themselves. Another thing these creatures have in common is that they are all born mad, "and some remain so". One is ..
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Colff, Marilette van der One is Never Alone with a Rubber Duck : Douglas Adams’s Absurd Fictional Universe Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publisher,c2010 9781443823630
Subject Adams, Douglas, -- 1952-2001 -- Criticism and interpretation.;Science fiction -- History and criticism.
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