Science Fiction Studies

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Science Fiction Studies is published three times a year (March, July, November) by SF-TH Inc. at DePauw University. The Science Fiction Studies Website publishes abstracts of all articles, as well as the full texts of all reviews, historical documents, and selected essays appearing in the journal since its founding in 1973 by R.D. Mullen. We maintain a three-year blackout before reviews published in the journal appear on the website. Full texts of articles are posted only after an issue has been sold out and after the three-year blackout period has expired.

SFS # 134


    Jia Liyuan and Nathaniel Isaacson: “Soul-stealing Sand”: War and Time in Xin jiyuan [The New Era]; Raechel Dumas: Monstrous Mothers and Evolutionary Horror in Contemporary Japanese Science Fiction;  Micah K. Donohue: Borderlands Gothic Science Fiction: Alienation as Intersection in Rivera’s Sleep Dealer and Lavín’s “Llegar a la orilla”; Nicholas M. Kelly: “Works Like Magic”: Metaphor, Meaning, and the GUI in Snow Crash; Nolan Boyd: The Altered Shall Inherit the Earth: Biopower and the Disabled Body in Texhnolyze; Ashley Winstead: Theorizing “The Nature of Things” in Bruno Latour’s Aramis, or the Love of Technology; Jennifer Woodward: Social Criticism in Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Poison Belt: Cataclysm as Contemporary British Tableau; Brian Willems: Null-A Aesthetics: Science Fiction Separation in Jean-Luc Godard’s Adieu au langage and A.E. van Vogt’s Null-A Three; Tom Dillon: “Jerry was oscillating badly”: Gender and Sexuality in New Worlds Magazine


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       Documents in the History of SF (Primary sf texts of historical significance that have appeared in SFS)  

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Archived issues of SFS (from 1973 onward) are available on JSTOR to participating institutions.


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