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Mathias Clasen

Primal Fear: A Darwinian Perspective on Dan Simmons' Song of Kali

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The emerging evolutionary approach to literature explores the way that culture and biology interact. As a branch of evolutionary literary criticism, Darwinian horror study sees horror fiction as crucially dependent on evolved properties of the human constitution. This article argues that a Darwinian perspective on Dan Simmons’ 1985 novel Song of Kali best explains the atheist author’s preoccupation with themes of the supernatural, and accounts for the novel’s emotional impact as a result of humanity’s evolutionary history.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftHorror Studies
Vol/bind2
Nummer1
Sider (fra-til)89-104
Antal sider16
ISSN2040-3275
StatusUdgivet - 2011

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