Always In Between: The Bardo in Phillip Dick’s Ubik

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead has had a broad impact on popular culture, from Timothy Leary’s 1964 reading as a guide to psychedelic experience to George Sanders’ 2017 novel Lincoln in the Bardo. This paper explores its influence on Phillip K. Dick’s 1969 novel Ubik.
Original languageEnglish
StatePublished - Apr 5 2023
EventAnnual Meeting of PCA - San Antonio, TX
Duration: Apr 5 2023Apr 5 2023


ConferenceAnnual Meeting of PCA


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