Science Fiction Studies

#114 = Volume 38, Part 2 = July 2011


  • Brian W. Aldiss. Metaphysical Realism.



  • Joan Gordon. Learning to Live with Animals in SF: Vint’s Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and the Question of the Animal
  • Patrick Parrinder. The War of Wells’s Lives: Sherborne’s H.G. Wells: Another Kind of Life
  • Gary Westfahl. A Work of Art, If Not a Masterpiece: Frank’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists of the Twentieth Century


  • Billings’s M.P. Shiel, The Middle Years 1897-1923 (Susan Zieger)
  • Bolton’s Sublime Voices: The Fictional Science and Scientific Fiction of Abe Kobo (Takayuki Tatsumi)
  • Booker/Thomas’s The Science Fiction Handbook (Len Hatfield)
  • Busch’s The Utopian Vision of H.G. Wells (Graham J. Murphy)
  • Cowan’s Sacred Space: The Quest for Transcendence in Science Fiction Film and Television (Jennifer Kavetsky)
  • Evans/Csicsery-Ronay/Gordon/Hollinger/Latham/McGuirk’s The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (Kathleen Ann Goonan)
  • Godwin’s The Man in the Moone (Patrick B. Sharp)
  • Jones’s Essays and Talks on Fiction, Feminism, Technology, and Politics (David M. Higgins)  
  • Mendlesohn’s On Joanna Russ (Ritch Calvin)
  • Pintér’s The Anatomy of Utopia: Narration, Estrangement and Ambiguity in More, Wells, Huxley and Clarke (Amy J. Ransom)
  • Tabachnick’s Teaching the Graphic Novel (Paul Rosa)
  • Westfahl’s Islands in the Sky: The Space Station Theme in Science Fiction Literature (Neil Easterbrook)
  • Yi’s Aesthetics and Ethics in the Age of Postmodernism (Paweł Frelik)


  • “For-a-While”: Remembering Joanna Russ (1937-2011) 
  • Suburbia and the Dual City in The Iron Heel (Carl Abbott)
  • John Wyndham and Octavia Butler (David Ketterer)
  • The Trouble with Samuel Delany’s Pornography (Michael Hemmingson)
  • Louis Armstrong: Secret SF Fan? (Barbara Bengels)
  • Conferences, Calls for Papers, Corrections
  • Notes on Contributors

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