Volume 3 Issue 1 - Table of Contents


Steampunk Ambivalences
Tajinder Singh Hayer


Re-Imagining Early Women’s Drama as Science Fiction
Beth Cortese

Spock: A Study of the Homoromantic/Asexual Vulcan
Danielle Girard

Listen to the Sky: Investigating Sound in Cultural Images of the A-Bomb, Flying Saucer, and Sputnik, 1945-58
John Sharples

Non-Fiction Reviews

South African Gothic: Anxiety and Creative Dissent in the Post-apartheid Imagination and Beyond (2018) by Rebecca Duncan
Review by Madelyn Schoonover

Haunting Modernisms: Ghostly Aesthetics, Mourning and Spectral Resistance in Literary Modernism (2017) by Matt Foley
Review by Lucy Hall

Twenty-First Century Children’s Gothic: From The Wanderer To Nomadic Subject (2018) By Chloé Germaine Buckley
Review by Sarah Olive

Gothic Britain: Dark Places in the Provinces and Margins of the British Isles (2018) Edited by William Hughes and Ruth Heholt
Review by Derek Johnston

The Frighteners: Why We Love Monsters, Ghosts, Death and Gore (2018) by Peter Laws
Review by Rowan Bowman

The Shining (2017) by Laura Mee
Review by Kevin Corstorphine

Esotericism and Narrative: The Occult Fiction of Charles William (2018) by Aren Roukema
Review by Georgia van Raalte

Conference and Event Reports

Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations (April 26-27, 2018)
Conference Report by Ruth Booth

Embodiment in Science Fiction and Fantasy Interdisciplinary Conference (May 18-19, 2018)
Conference Report by Kristen Shaw

Science Fiction Research Association Conference (July 1-4, 2018)
Conference report by Ezekiel Crago

14th International Gothic Association Conference (July 31 – August 3, 2018)
Conference Report by Charlotte Gough

Petrocultures 2018: Transitions (August 29 - September 1, 2018)
Conference Report by Brent Ryan Bellamy

Utopian Acts 2018 (September 1, 2018)
Conference Report by Amy Butt

Sublime Cognition: Science Fiction and Metaphysics (September 14-15, 2018)
Conference Report by Katie Stone

Fiction Reviews

The Tracks of My Fears
A Review of Abbott (2018)
Review by Jack Fennell

Still Searching
A Review of Lost Mars: The Golden Age of the Red Planet (2018)
Review by Katie Stone

The Sun Sets on Moon Fiction
A Review of Moonrise: The Golden Age of Lunar Adventure (2018)
Review by Tom Dillon

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: The Dangers of Cloning Revealed
A Review of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
Review by Rhianon Jones

“At the end of the world, kindness and love were required”: Morality beyond the Gods in Starless
A Review of Starless (2018)
Review by Kaja Franck

The Humanity of Robots
A Review of Sea of Rust (2017)
Review by Michael Hollows

The Dismal Science (Fiction)?
A Review of Economic Science Fictions (2018)
Review by Fiona Moore

Sense and Sensibility and Androids
A Review of Detroit: Become Human (2018)
Review by Beata Gubacsi

A Manual for Near-Future Parenting: Thomas Eccleshare’s Instructions for Correct Assembly
A Review of Instructions for Correct Assembly (2016, 2018)
Review by Ian Farnell

Adaptations within an Adaptation
A Review of Annihilation (2018)
Review by Stuart Spear

All the stars are closer: Estrangement, Recognition, and N. K. Jemisin’s The Stone Sky
A Review of The Stone Sky (2017)
Review by Marita Arvaniti

“You Can Holler, You Can Wail”
A Review of Altered Carbon (2018)
Review by Thomas Tyrrell

A Quiet Place: Why it made Me Want to Scream
A Review of A Quiet Place (2018)
Review by Robyn Ollett

Monstrous Equations: Sacrifice for the Social Machine in Revenant Gun
A Review of Revenant Gun (2018)
Review by Katie Cox

These Violent Delights have Disappointing Ends: Potential and the American Imaginary in Westworld’s Season Two
A Review of Westworld Season Two (2018)
Review by Emily Cox

Avengers: Infinity in the Making
A Review of Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Review by Danielle Girard

A Brilliant Madness: The Slow Burn of Brandon Sanderson’s Stormlight Archive
A Review of Oathbringer (2017)
Review by C. Palmer-Patel

Holy Motherforking Shirtballs: The Retrospective Hilarity of the Afterlife
A Review of The Good Place Season Two (2017-2018)
Review by Katarina O’Dette

The Bigger You Are, The Harder You Fall
A Review of Shadow of the Colossus (2018)
Review by Sam Valentine

Rereading Frankenstein’s Legacy
A Review of Frankenstein (1818) Bicentennial Anniversary Edition
Review by Andreea Ros

“They stay because of all the things they can be”: Avatars as Fans in a Virtual Future
Review of Ready Player One (2018)
Review by Alison Tedman

“I trust this feeling”: The Affective Impact of Sense8
A Review of “Amor Vincit Omnia” (2018)
Review by Daniel Huw Bowen

Excavating for Extinct Emotions
A Review of The Vestigial Heart: A Novel of the Robot Age (2018)
Review by Maxine Gee