Quiet Refusals: Androids as Others in Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

@article{BehrooziMoghadam2018QuietRA,
  title={Quiet Refusals: Androids as Others in Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?},
  author={Nima Behroozi Moghadam and Farideh Porugiv},
  journal={Advances in Language and Literary Studies},
  year={2018}
}
This study intends to show how science fiction literature in general and Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in particular can be read as a symptom of the postmodern era we live in. Taking as the main clues the ideas of the cultural theorist Slavoj Žižek, who combines Marxism with the psychoanalysis of Jacques Lacan, as well as his account of “postmodernism,” the study discusses how, contrary to what capitalism dubs a “post-ideological” era, we are more than ever… 
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