Science Fiction Studies

#116 = Volume 39, Part 1 = March 2012


THE 2011 SFS SYMPOSIUM: THE SINGULARITY

  • Rob Latham: Introduction
  • Brooks Landon. That Light at the End of the Tunnel: The Plurality of Singularity
  • Neal Easterbrook. Singularities
  • Rob Latham. From Outer to Inner Space: New Wave Science Fiction and the Singularity

ARTICLE ABSTRACTS

REVIEW-ESSAYS

  • Christopher Palmer. Tracing and Complicating the Dickian Networks: Rossi’s The Twisted Worlds of Philip K. Dick and Rickels’s I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick
  • Umberto Rossi. A Sort of Homecoming: Fortin’s Philip K. Dick and the Spectacle of Home

BOOKS IN REVIEW

  • Auger’s Tech-Noir Film: A Theory of the Development of Popular Genres (Pawel Frelik)
  • Baxter’s The Life of J.G. Ballard (Umberto Rossi)
  • Booker’s Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction (Patrick B. Sharp)
  • Brown’s Tokyo Cyberpunk: Posthumanism in Japanese Visual Culture (Jonathan Smith)
  • Clute’s Pardon this Intrusion: Fantastika in the World Storm (Gerry Canavan)
  • Duchamp’s Narrative Power (Veronica Schanoes)
  • Haywood Ferreira’s The Emergence of Latin American Science Fiction (Juan C. Toledano Redondo)
  • Henthorne’s William Gibson: A Literary Companion (Russell Blackford)
  • Kang’s The Automaton in the European Imagination(Roger Luckhurst)
  • Paik’s Science Fiction and the Politics of Catastrophe (Jeff Hicks)
  • Resnick/Malzberg’s The Business of Science Fiction(Gary Westfahl)
  • Stableford’s new edition of Han Ryner’s The Superhumans (Jesse Cohn)
  • Solomon’s Georges Méliès’s Trip to the Moon (J.P. Telotte)
  • Schulman’s new edition of Jules Verne’s The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz (Arthur B. Evans)
  • Westfahl/Yuen/Chan’s Science Fiction and the Prediction of the Future (Andrew Ferguson)
  • Wolfe’s Evaporating Genres (Andrew M. Butler)

NOTES AND CORRESPONDENCE

  • Astounding and World War II (Ed Wysocki)
  • Asimov versus Robinson (Carl Freedman)
  • Exegesis on Exegesis (Rob Latham)
  • Conference Report from Israel (Sherryl Vint)
  • Call for Applications: R.D. Mullen Fellowship (Rob Latham)
  • Calls for Papers, Upcoming Conferences, etc.

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