BOOKS BY JAMES REICH

These books are available from your local independent bookseller, directly from the publishers, or online. SOFT INVASIONS Anti-Oedipus Press, 2017 $12.99 Paperback $5.99 E-Book Click cover to order. “In his exceptionally well-written novel, at times lyrical, elegiac, and even mystical, James Reich asks some profound questions about time and identity. This[…]

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BLADE RUNNER 2049: THE ENIGMA & EXEGESIS OF ‘K’

Sensitive Skin Magazine published my partial analysis of Blade Runner 2049 entitled The Enigma and Exegesis of ‘K’. Like my previous work on Blade Runner and Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? the essay focuses on conscious and unconscious textual relationships between the film and Dick’s theoretical Exegesis. There’s a lot more to add at another date[…]

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VOIGT-KAMPFF: GERMANICITY & EMPATHY IN DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?

Voigt-Kampff, the sinister test designed to detect the schizophenic ‘flattening of affect’ (33) of android psychopathy in Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?/Blade Runner [i] (1968), is an extension of Alan Turing’s 1950 test of human-machine equivalence. Its purpose is to draw and cull the uncanny androids by exposing their[…]

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