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Author Seed, David.

Title Brainwashing : the fictions of mind control : a study of novels and films since World War II / David Seed.

Imprint Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, 2004.

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 Moore Stacks  PR888.B72 S44 2004    Available  ---
Description xxvi, 325 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-316) and index.
Contents Precursors: Nineteen eighty-four in context -- Brainwashing defined and applied -- Dystopias, invasions, and takeovers -- The impact of Korea -- The Manchurian Candidate -- William Burroughs: Control technologies, viruses, and psychotronics -- Psychotherapy and social enforcement -- The control of violence -- The guinea pigs -- Cyberpunk and other revisions.
Subject English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Brainwashing in literature.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and science -- English-speaking countries.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Influence.
Brainwashing in motion pictures.
Alien abduction in literature.
Conspiracies in literature.
ISBN 0873388135 (alk. paper)