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Academic journal: Science Fiction Studies

Editors (alphabetically listed): Marc Angenot  |  Christopher Bolton  |  Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr.  |  Charles Elkins  |  

Arthur B. Evans  |  Joan Gordon  |  Veronica Hollinger  |  Rob Latham  |  Patrick McCarthy  |  Carol McGuirk  |    

R.D. Mullen  |  Robert M. Philmus  |  Erik Simon  |  Darko Suvin  |  Lisa Swanstrom  |  Tatsumi Takayuki  |  Sherryl Vint  |  

Yan Wu

Language: English

ISSN: 0091-7729

Issues: 1973 – present

Websites: Science Fiction Studies  |  ISFDB

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Bibliographic comments: Only issues with contents of interest to this library are listed here, highlighted in white or linked in

blue. This page: #1–50  |  #51–100  |  #101–150

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Science-Fiction Studies, #37

Charles Elkins, Robert M. Philmus, eds.

<  November 1985

SF-TH Inc.

C$7.50

Notes:

  •  Vol. 12, No. 3.

  •  Only essays and the interview are listed.

Essays: Mark Siegel, Foreigner as Alien in Japanese Science Fantasy  //  Tony Williams, Female Oppression in Attack

of the 50-Foot Woman  //  Anne Cranny-Francis, Sexuality and Sex-Role Stereotyping in Star Trek  //  Perry

Nodelman, Out There in Children's Science Fiction: Forward Into the Past  //  Lorenz J. Firsching, J. G. Ballard's

Ambiguous Apocalypse  //  Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, Paper Tiger: Women and H. G. Wells  //  Howard Kaminsky,

Thematic Reductions  //  Richard A. Schwartz, Cybernetics and Science Fiction  //  Gary K. Wolfe, A Narrow View of

Fantasy  //  Richard Dwyer, Arthurian Legend and Science Fiction  //  David Ketterer, A Visual Commentary on

Frankenstein  //  Merritt Abrash, A Failure of Scholarship  //  James Bittner, Packaging Le Guin for the General

Reader  //  Kathleen L. Spencer, Trying the Reader's Patience  //  Gary K. Wolfe, A Guide to Farmer  //  Sam

Moskowitz, The Frome Finale  //  John Robert Colombo, Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy  //  Darko Suvin, SF

in the USSR: A Call for Papers

Interview: Joseph Francavilla, Disching It Out: An Interview with Thomas Disch

Science-Fiction Studies, #1

R. D. Mullen, ed.

<  Spring 1973

SF-TH Inc.

$7.50

Notes:

  •  Vol. 1, No. 1.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: David N. Samuelson, Clarke's Childhood's End: A Median Stage of Adolescence?  //  Patrick Parrinder,

Imagining the Future: Zamyatin and Wells  //  Stanislaw Lem, On the Structural Analysis of Science Fiction  //  Marc

Angenot, Jules Verne and French Literary Criticism  //  Ursula K. Le Guin, On Norman Spinrad's The Iron Dream  //  

Robert M. Philmus, The Shape of Science Fiction: Through the Historical Looking Glass

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Science-Fiction Studies, #8

Unknown editor

<  March 1976

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Notes:

  •  Vol. 3, No. 1.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: David N. Samuelson, The Lost Canticles of Walter M. Miller, Jr.  //  Charles Elkins, Asimov's 'Foundation'

Novels: Historical Materialism Distorted into Cyclical Psycho-History  //  Robert Plank, Ursula K. Le Guin and the

Decline of Romantic Love  //  Ursula K. Le Guin, A Response to the Le Guin Issue  //  Marc Angenot, Jules Verne and

French Literary Criticism  //  S.C. Fredericks, Lucian's True History as SF  //  Robert Galbreath, Introduction to the

Ketterer Forum  //  David Ketterer, Science Fiction and Allied Literature  //  Ralph Willett, Moorcock's Achievement and

Promise in the Jerry Cornelius Books  //  Gale E. Christianson, Kepler's Somnium: Science Fiction and the

Renaissance Scientist

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Science-Fiction Studies, #10

Unknown editor

<  November 1976

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Notes:

  •  Vol. 3, No. 3.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: David Winston, Iambulus' Islands of the Sun and Hellenistic Literary Utopias  //  Roy Arthur Swanson, The

True, the False, and the Truly False: Lucian's Philosophical Science Fiction  //  Darko Suvin, The Alternate Islands: A

Chapter in the History of SF, with a Bibliography on the SF of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance  //  

Christie V. McDonald, The Reading and Writing of Utopia in Denis Diderot's Supplément au voyage de Bougainville  //  

William B. Fischer, German Theories of Science Fiction: Jean Paul, Kurd Lasswitz, and After  //  Patrick Parrinder,

News From Nowhere, The Time Machine, and the Break-Up of Classical Realism  //  Lyman Tower Sargent, Themes

in Utopian Fiction in English Before Wells  //  George Locke, Wells in Three Volumes? A Sketch of British Publishing in

the 19th Century

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Science-Fiction Studies, #12

Unknown editor

<  July 1977

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Notes:

  •  Vol. 4, No. 2.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: Stanislaw Lem, Cosmology and Science Fiction  //  Jerzy Jarzebski, Stanislaw Lem, Rationalist and Visionary  

//  Gary K. Wolfe, Mythic Structures in Cordwainer Smith's 'The Game of Rat and Dragon'  //  Tom Moylan, Ideological

Contradiction in Clarke's The City and the Stars  //  Ursula K. Le Guin, A New Book by the Strugatskys  //  Bernt Kling,

Perry Rhodan  //  Michael D. White, Ellison's Harlequin: Irrational Moral Action in Static Time  //  Robert M. Philmus,

H. G. Wells as Literary Critic for the Saturday Review, with Abstracts of 92 Reviews, 1895-97

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Science-Fiction Studies, #19

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  November 1979

SF-TH Inc.

unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Vol. 6, No. 3.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: Gregory Benford, Samuel Delany, Robert Scholes, Alan J. Friedman, John Woodcock, Teaching Science

Fiction: Unique Challenges  //  Charles Elkins, Darko Suvin, Preliminary Reflections on Teaching Science Fiction

Critically  //  Lowry Pei, Poor Singletons: Definitions of Humanity in the Stories of James Tiptree, Jr.  //  Ina Rae Hark,

Unity in the Composite Novel: Triadic Patterning in Asimov's The Gods Themselves  //  Martin Schäfer, The Rise and

Fall of Antiutopia  //  Andrzej Zgorzelski, Is Science Fiction a Genre of Fantastic Literature?  //  George Locke, An

English Science-Fiction Magazine, 1919  //  David Y. Hughes, Criticism in English of H. G. Wells's Science Fiction  //  

Carlo Pagetti, 25 Years of SF Criticism in Italy (1953-1978)  //  Robert M. Philmus, In Search of Orwell  //  Samuel R.

Delany, The Order of "Chaos"  //  Patrick Parrinder, Delany Inspects the Word-Beast

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Science-Fiction Studies, #23

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  March 1981

SF-TH Inc.

unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Vol. 8, No. 1.

  •  Editorial is uncredited.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: Robert M. Philmus, The Satiric Ambivalence of The Island of Doctor Moreau  //  David Lake, The Whiteness

of Griffin and H.G. Wells's Images of Death, 1897-1914  //  William J. Scheick, Toward the Ultra-SF Novel: H.G. Wells's

Star Begotten  //  Michael Tritt, Byron's 'Darkness' and Asimov's 'Nightfall'  //  Manfred Nagl, National Peculiarities in

German SF  //  H.G. Wells, Woman and Primitive Culture  //  Marc Angenot, Nadia Khouri, An International

Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction  //  Stanislaw Lem, Metafantasia: The Possibilities of SF  //  Darko Suvin, Playful

Cognizing, or Technical Errors in Harmonyville: The SF of Johanna and Günter Braun  //  Aija Ozolins, Twelve Essays

on Frankenstein  //  Franz Rottensteiner, Le Guin's Fantasy  //  John Fekete, Circumnavigating Ursula Le Guin  //  

Carlo Pagetti, Recent Italian Criticism on Utopia and SF

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Science-Fiction Studies, #24

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  July 1981

SF-TH Inc.

unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Vol. 8, No. 2.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: Mark Rose, Filling the Void: Verne, Wells, and Lem  //  E.D. Mackerness, Zola, Wells, and 'The Coming Beast'  

//  John L. Grigsby, Asimov's Foundation Trilogy and Herbert's Dune Trilogy: A Vision Reversed  //  David J. Lake, Le

Guin's Twofold Vision: Contrary Image Sets In The Left Hand of Darkness  //  Richard Alan Schwartz, Thomas

Pynchon and the Evolution of Fiction  //  J.A. Dautzenberg, A Survey of Dutch and Flemish Science Fiction  //  John

Robert Colombo, Science Fiction in Bulgaria  //  Donald Watson, From Fantasy to Feasibility; or, The Romance of the

Future  //  R.D. Mullen, The OUP Series: Franklin on Heinlein, McConnell on Wells  //  Marc Angenot, Nadia Khouri,

Science Fiction In Old San Francisco

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Science-Fiction Studies, #31

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  November 1983

SF-TH Inc.

unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Vol. 10, No. 3.

  •  Editorial is uncredited.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: Manfred Nagl, The Science-Fiction Film in Historical Perspective  //  I. E. Svilpis, Science-Fiction Magazine

Illustration: A Semiotic Analysis  //  Karin Blair, Sex and Star Trek  //  Andrew Gordon, E.T. as Fairy Tale  //  Victoria

Myers, Conversational Technique in Ursula Le Guin: A Speech-Act Analysis  //  Stanislaw Lem, About the Strugatskys'

Roadside Picnic  //  Dagmar Barnouw, "Melancholy Here Now": Artificial and Alien Intelligence  //  Daniel Gerould, On

Soviet Science Fiction  //  Marc Angenot, Utopia as State Novel

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Science-Fiction Studies, #33

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  July 1984

SF-TH Inc.

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Notes:

  •  Vol. 11, No. 2.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: Franz Rottensteiner, Paul Scheerbart, Fantast of "Otherness"  //  Patrick A. McCarthy, Zamyatin and the

Nightmare of Technology  //  Louis Tremaine, Historical Consciousness in Stapledon and Malraux  //  Nancy

Steffen-Fluhr, Women and the Inner Game of Don Siegel's Invasion of the Body Snatchers  //  Clayton Koelb, The

Language of Presence in Varley's "The Persistence of Vision"  //  Marie Maclean, Metamorphoses of the Signifier in

"Unnatural" Languages  //  John L. Grigsby, Herbert's Reversal of Asimov's Vision Reassessed: Foundation's Edge

and God Emperor of Dune  //  Remi-Maure, Science Fiction in Chile  //  John Bell, The Persistence of Division  //  

Fredric Jameson, Science Fiction and the German Democratic Republic  //  Douglas Barbour, Crown's Classics of

Modern Science Fiction  //  Robert M. Philmus, New Possibilities for Research on Science Fiction

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Science-Fiction Studies, #34

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  November 1984

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Notes:

  •  Vol. 11, No. 3.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: Stanislaw Lem, Remarks Occasioned by Antoni Slonimski's The Torpedo of Time  //  Patrick A. McCarthy,

Last and First Men as Miltonic Epic  //  Paul Brians, Nuclear War in Science Fiction, 1945-59  //  Alan C. Elms, The

Creation of Cordwainer Smith  //  David Ketterer, James Blish's Welcome to Mars and the Haertel Complex  //  

Simonetta Salvestroni, The Ambiguous Miracle in Three Novels by the Strugatsky Brothers  //  Heinz Tschachler,

Despotic Reason in Arcadia? Ernest Callenbach's Ecological Utopias  //  Daniel Gerould, Villiers de l'Isle-Adam and

Science Fiction  //  Herbert Sussman, Victorian Science Fiction  //  Donald Watson, Doomsday—And Beyond

Science-Fiction Studies, #38

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  March 1986

SF-TH Inc.

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Notes:

  •  Vol. 13, No. 1.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Towards the Last Fairy Tale: On the Fairy-Tale Paradigm in the Strugatskys'

Science Fiction, 1963-72  //  Marleen Barr, "The Females Do the Fathering": James Tiptree's Male Matriarchs and Adult

Human Gametes  //  Stephen M. Fjellman, Prescience and Power: God Emperor of Dune and the Intellectuals  //  

Nachman Ben-Yehuda, Sociological Reflections on the History of Science Fiction in Israel  //  Susan Gubar, Feminism

and Utopia  //  I.F. Clarke, Dorking Revisited

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Science-Fiction Studies, #40

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  November 1986

SF-TH Inc.

unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Vol. 13, No. 3.

  •  Editorial by Robert M. Philmus.

  •  Only essays and the interview are listed.

Essays: Stanislaw Lem, Metafuturology  //  Stanislaw Lem, On Stapledon's Last and First Men  //  N. Katherine

Hayles, Space for Writing: Stanislaw Lem and the Dialectic "That Guides My Pen"  //  Robert M. Philmus, Futurological

Congress as Metageneric Text  //  David Field, Fluid Worlds: Lem's Solaris and Nabokov's Ada  //  L. A. Anninski, On

Lem's The High Castle  //  Irina Rodnianskaia, Two Faces of Stanislaw Lem: On His Master's Voice  //  Jerzy

Jarzebski, Stanislaw Lem's Star Diaries  //  Michael Kandel, Two Meditations on Stanislaw Lem  //  Stanislaw Lem, On

the Genesis of Wizja Lokalna (Eyewitness Account)  //  Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., How Not to Write a Book About

Lem

Interview: Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Twenty-Two Answers and Two Postscripts: An Interview with Stanislaw Lem

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Science-Fiction Studies, #41

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  March 1987

SF-TH Inc.

unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Vol. 14, No. 1.

  •  Only essays and the interview are listed.

Essays: Stanislaw Lem, On Stapledon's Star Maker  //  Charles Nicol, Nabokov and Science Fiction: 'Lance'  //  

Patrick D. Murphy, Dialogics and Didacticism: John Brunner's Narrative Blending  //  Soren Baggesen, Utopian and

Dystopian Pessimism: Le Guin's The Word for World is Forest and Tiptree's 'We Who Stole the Dream'  //  Fredric

Jameson, Science Fiction as a Spatial Genre: Generic Discontinuities and the Problem of Figuration in Vonda

McIntyre's The Exile Waiting  //  Florian F. Marzin, Science Fiction and Censorship in West Germany: A Literary Genre

on the Index  //  David Y. Hughes, British "Scientific Romance"  //  Elizabeth Maslen, Proper Words in Proper Places:

The Challenge of Capek's War with the Newts  //  Robert Crossley, Dystopian Nights  //  W. Warren Wagar, The Best

and Worst of Times

Interview: Earl G. Ingersoll, A Conversation with Isaac Asimov

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Science-Fiction Studies, #42

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  July 1987

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Notes:

  •  Vol. 14, No. 2.

  •  Editorial by Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr.

  •  Only essays and the interview are listed.

Essays: H. J. Schulz, Science Fiction and Ideology: Some Problems of Approach  //  Carl Freedman, Science Fiction

and Critical Theory  //  Veronica Hollinger, Deconstructing The Time Machine  //  Antoni Smuszkiewicz, Props and

Their Function in Science Fiction  //  Naomi Jacobs, Person and Persona: Historical Figures in "Recombinant'' Science

Fiction  //  Fredric Jameson, Shifting Contexts of Science-Fiction Theory  //  Kathleen L. Spencer, Vintage Delany  //  

Gary K. Wolfe, A Range of Reference Works  //  Carlo Pagetti, Science Fiction Criticism in Italy, In and Out of the

University  //  David Ketterer, Androgyny vs. Bifurcation: A Psychological Reading of Frankenstein  //  Daniel Gerould,

Alexander Bogdanov, Founder of Soviet Science Fiction

Interview: Samuel R. Delany, The Semiology of Silence

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Science-Fiction Studies, #44

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  March 1988

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Notes:

  •  Vol. 15, No. 1.

  •  Only essays and fiction are listed.

Essays: Arthur B. Evans, Science Fiction vs. Scientific Fiction in France: From Jules Verne to J. H. Rosny Aîné  //  

Albert I. Berger, Theories of History and Social Order in Astounding Science Fiction, 1934-55  //  Donald M. Hassler,

Some Asimov Resonances from the Enlightenment  //  Katherine Fishburn, Doris Lessing's Briefing for a Descent into

Hell: Science Fiction or Psycho-Drama?  //  Carl R. Kropf, Douglas Adams's "Hitchhiker'' Novels as Mock Science

Fiction  //  Jean-Marc Gouanvic, Rational Speculations in French Canada, 1839-1974  //  Kenneth M. Roemer,

Prescriptions for Readers (and Writers) of Utopias

Fiction: "John Quill", The Women's Millennium (introduction by David Ketterer)

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Science-Fiction Studies, #47

Robert M. Philmus, ed.

<  March 1989

SF-TH Inc.

unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Vol. 16, No. 1.

  •  Only essays are listed.

Essays: George E. Slusser, Structures of Apprehension: Lem, Heinlein, and the Strugatskys  //  Rafail Nudelman,

Soviet Science Fiction and the Ideology of Soviet Society  //  Vladimir Gakov, Paul Brians, Nuclear-War Themes in

Soviet Science Fiction: An Annotated Bibliography  //  Arthur B. Evans, Futures of the Past  //  David Y. Hughes, God,

the Devil, and H. G. Wells

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