BIERBOWER, Austin
(1844-1913)
   US writer whose anthropological (ANTHROPOLOGY) sf novel, From Monkey to Man, or Society in the Tertiary Age: A Story of the Missing Link (1894), suggests the Ice Age as the effective cause of the Missing Link's expulsion from the Garden of Eden, and struggles with snakes as the basis for the symbol of the Serpent as evil.
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   See also: EVOLUTION; ORIGIN OF MAN.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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