Science Fiction

Edited by David Seed

Yearbook of English Studies 37.2

Maney Publishing for the Modern Humanities Research Association

1 January 2007  •  270pp

ISBN: 978-1-905981-50-2 (paperback)

Access online: At JSTOR

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Contents:

v-ix
Guest Editor's Preface
David Seed, John Batchelor
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1-23
Some Things We Know about Aliens
Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr.
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24-44
Paranormality: Science Fiction's Holy Grail
George Slusser
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45-63
Courtship with a Club: Wife-Capture in Prehistoric Fiction, 1865-1914
Nicholas Ruddick
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64-84
Constructing America's Enemies: The Invasions of the USA
David Seed
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85-102
Animals and Animality from the Island of Moreau to the Uplift Universe
Sherryl Vint
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103-119
Biotic Invasions: Ecological Imperialism in New Wave Science Fiction
Rob Latham
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120-128
A Relation of Story to Idea: The Vines of Nancy Kress and Other SF Women
Donald M. Hassler
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129-145
(En)gendering Artificial Intelligence in Cyberspace
Sabine Heuser
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146-163
'Post Media Human Modern:' How Nature Was Finished When It Invented the Human Brain
David Porush
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164-181
'The Human Contradiction': Identity and/as Essence in Octavia E. Butler's 'Xenogenesis' Trilogy
Jeffrey A. Tucker
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182-196
Postcolonialism/s, Gender/s, Sexuality/ies and the Legacy of 'The Left Hand of Darkness': Gwyneth Jones's Aleutians Talk Back
Wendy Gay Pearson
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197-214
C. J. Cherryh: The Ties That Bind
Stephen R. L. Clark
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215-233
Catastrophism, American Style: The Fiction of Greg Bear
Roger Luckhurst
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234-254
On the Boundary between Oneself and the Other: Aliens and Language in the Films 'AVP', 'Dark City', 'The Brother from Another Planet', and 'Possible Worlds'
Mark Bould
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Bibliography entry:

Seed, David (ed.), Science Fiction (= Yearbook of English Studies, 37.2 (2007))

First footnote reference: 35 Science Fiction, ed. by David Seed (= Yearbook of English Studies, 37.2 (2007)), p. 21.

Subsequent footnote reference: 37 Seed, p. 47.

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Bibliography entry:

Seed, David (ed.). 2007. Science Fiction (= Yearbook of English Studies, 37.2)

Example citation: ‘A quotation occurring on page 21 of this work’ (Seed 2007: 21).

Example footnote reference: 35 Seed 2007: 21.

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