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The International Review of Science Fiction

Number 86, Autumn 2002

Special Issue: Gay and Lesbian Science Fiction



  • Andrew M. Butler: Introduction
  • Andrew M. Butler: Proto-Sf/Proto-Queer: The Strange Cases of Dr Frankenstein and Mr Hyde
  • Chris West: Queer Fears and Critical Orthodoxies: The Strange Case of Robert A. Heinlein's The Puppet Masters
  • Bill Clemente: Plugged into Suppression: Hostility and Hope in the Speculative Fiction of Racoona Sheldon, James Tiptree, Jr. and Suzy McKee Charnas
  • Mark Bould: Not in Kansas Any More: Some Notes on Camp and Queer Sf Movies
  • Billie Aul and Brian Frank: Prisoners of Dogma and Prejudice: Why There Are no G/L/B/T Characters in Star Trek: Deep Space 9
  • Wendy Pearson: Science Fiction as Pharmacy: Plato, Derrida, Ryman
  • Susan Knabe: Viral Migrations: Fairy Tales of Family and Nation, Death and Disease
  • Joe Sutcliffe Sanders: Queer Theory, Science Fiction, and the Dreamed-for Child
  • Warren G. Rochelle: (Almost) Ordinary: Transitional Gay Imagery in Julian May's Galactic Milieu Universe


  • Chris West: On Representing AIDS
  • Andrew M. Butler: How Cockamamie is Delany?


  • Farah Mendlesohn and Andy Sawyer: Editorial Note
  • Cheryl Morgan: Light by M. John Harrison
  • John Clute: Light by M. John Harrison
  • K.V. Bailey: Psychohistorical Crisis by Donald Kingsbury
  • Mark Bould: The Scar by China Miéville
  • Mark Bould: The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Paul Kincaid: Science Fiction, Canonization, Marginalization, and the Academy edited by Gary Westfahl and George Slusser
  • David Mathew: The Pickup Artist by Terry Bisson

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