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Broderick, Mick, Nuclear Movies: A Critical Analysis and Filmography of International Feature Length Films Dealing With Experimentation, Aliens, Terrorism, Holocaust, and Other Disaster Scenarios, 1914-1990 ().

Joseph, Paul, Science Fiction, in Prime Time Law: Fictional Television as Legal Narrative (Paul Joseph and Robert Jarvis eds.; 1998).

Roberts, Robin, A New Species: Gender and Science in Science Fiction (1993).

Tribe, Lawrence H., Clones, Cyborgs and Chimeras: A Series of Lectures on Science Fiction and Legal Thought in Modeling of Life (Washington DC: Georgetown University, 1978)(Kennedy Lectures at Georgetown University, April 4, 5, 11, 12, 1978).


Science Fiction Law Journal. Los Angeles: Loyola Law School, 1996--. Began publication Spring 1996.


Shelley, Mary Godwin (1797-1851). See also Burke and Hare

Beauchamp, Gorman, The Frankenstein Complex and Asimov's Robots, 13 Mosaic 83 (1980).

Heller, Wendy Tamar, Wilkie Collins and the Female Gothic: A Study in the Politics of Genre and Literary Revision (Dissertation, Yale University, 1988).

Mellor, Anne Kostelanetz, Mary Shelley: Her Life, Her Fictions, Her Monsters (1988.

Newman, Beth, Telling Situations: The Frame Narrative in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction (Dissertation, Cornell University, 1987).

Rajan, Tilottama, Wollstonecraft and Godwin: Reading the Secrets of the Political Novel, 27 Studies in Romanticism 221 (1988).


Conger, Syndy McMillen, A German Ancestor for Mary Shelley's Monster: Kahlert, Schiller, and the Buried Treasure of Northanger Abbey, 59 Philological Quarterly 216 (Spring 1980).

Feldman, Paula R., Probing the Psychological Mystery of Frankenstein, in Approaches To Teaching Shelley's Frankenstein 67 (Stephen C. Behrendt ed., 1990).

Sanderson, Richard K., Glutting the Maw of Death: Suicide and Procreation in Frankenstein, 9 South Central Review (College Station, TX) 49 (Summer 1992).

Smith, Curtis C., Horror Versus Tragedy: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Olaf Stapledon's Sirius, 26 Extrapolation 66 (Spring 1985).

Youngquist, Paul, Frankenstein: The Mother, the Daughter, and the Monster, 70 Philological Quarterly 339 (1991).

Zonana, Joyce, "They Will Prove the Truth of My Tale": Safie's Letters as the Feminist Core of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 21 Journal of Narrative Technique 170 (Spring 1991).


 Harpold, Terence, "Did You Get Mathilda From Papa?": Seduction Fantasy and the Circulation of Mary Shelley's Mathilda, 28 Studies in Romanticism 49 (Spring 1989).

 Shelley's Influence 

Higdon, David Leon, "A Good Game To Play": Brian Aldiss and the Mother of Science Fiction, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 139 (Jane B. Weedman ed., 1985).

Rieder, John, Embracing the Alien: Science Fiction in Mass Culture, 9 Science-Fiction Studies 26 (March 1982).

Rochelson, Meri-Jane, Mary Shelley's Progeny, 17 Science-Fiction Studies 259 (July 1990).

Poovey, Mary, The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer: Ideology as Style in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley, and Jane Austen (1984)(Women in Culture and Society).

 Star Trek

Blair, Karin, Sex and Star Trek, 10 Science Fiction Studies 292 (November 1983).

Byers, Thomas B., Commodity Futures: Corporate State and Personal Style in Three Recent Science-Fiction Movies, 14 Science Fiction Studies 326 (November 1987).

Cranny-Francis, Anne, Sexuality and Sex-Role Stereotyping in Star Trek, 12 Science Fiction Studies 274 (November 1985).

 Ellington, Jane Elizabeth and Joseph W. Critelli, Analysis of a Modern Myth: The Star Trek Series 24 Extrapolation 241 (Fall 1983).

James, Nancy E., Two Sides of Paradise: The Eden Myth According to Kirk and Spock, in Spectrum of the Fantastic 219 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1988)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 31).

Littleton, C. Scott, Some Implications of the Mythology in Star Trek, 4 Keystone Folklore 33 (1989).

Reid-Jeffrey, Donna, Star Trek: The Last Frontier in Modern American Myth, 6 Folklore and Mythology Studies 34 (Spring 1982).

Roberts, Robin, Sexual Generations: Star Trek: The Next Generation and Gender (1999).

Roddenberry, Gene and Stephen Whitfield, The Making of Star Trek (1968).

Roth, Lane, Death and rebirth in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 28 Extrapolation 159 (Summer 1987).

Selley, April, "I Have Been, and Ever Shall Be, Your Friend": Star Trek, The Deerslayer, and the American Romance, 20 Journal of Popular Culture 89 (Summer 1986).

Selley, April, Transcendentalism in Star Trek: The Next Generation, 13 Journal of American Culture 31 (Spring 1990).

Wilcox, Clyde, To Boldly Return Where Others Have Gone Before: Cultural Change and the Old and New Star Treks, 33 Extrapolation 88 (Spring 1992).

Worland, Rick, Captain Kirk: Cold Warrior, 16 Journal of Popular Film and Television 109 (Fall 1988).

 Star Wars

 Boyle, Sara, A Long Time Ago in a Kingdom Far, Far Away, 1 Avalon to Camelot 6 (Fall 1983).

Frentz, Thomas S. and Mary E. Hale, Inferential Model Criticism of The Empire Strikes Back, 69 Quarterly Journal of Speech 278 (August 1983).

Gordon, Andrew, The Power of the Force: Sex in the Star Wars Trilogy, in Eros in the Mind's Eye 193 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986).

Kuiper, Koenraad, Star Wars: An Imperial Myth, 21 Journal of Popular Culture 77 (Spring 1988).

Melia, D. F., The Saga of Luke Skywalker, 2 Folklorismus Bulletin 68 (October 1980).

Sammons, Todd H., Return of the Jedi: epic graffiti, 14 Science Fiction Studies 355 (November 1987).

Telotte, J. P., The Dark Side of the Force: Star Wars and the Science Fiction Tradition, 24 Extrapolation 216 (Fall 1983).

Wells, Herbert George (1866-1946)

Research Guides and Reference Materials

Brians, Paul, Study Guide for H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds

Monographs and Essays

Born, Daniel, The Birth of Liberal Guilt in the English Novel: Charles Dickens to H. G. Wells (1996).

Critical Essays on H. G. Wells (John Huntington ed.; 1991)(Critical Essays on British Literature Series).

The Critical Response to H.G. Wells (William J. Scheick ed.; 1995).

Franko, Carol S., The Productivity of Ambivalence: Dialogic Strategies in the Utopian Narratives of Wells, Huxley, Lessing, and LeGuin (Dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1991).

Grant, Barry K., Looking Upward: H. G. Wells, Science Fiction and the Cinema, 14 Literature/Film Quarterly 154 (1986).

Hillegas, Mark Robert, The Future as Nightmare: H. G. Wells and the Anti-Utopians (1967).

Huntington, John, The Logic of Fantasy: H. G. Wells and Science Fiction (1982).

Kemp, Peter, H. G. Wells and the Culminating Ape: Biological Imperatives and Imaginative Obsessions (1996)..

Leiby, David A., The Tooth That Gnaws: Reflections on Time Travel; Alternatives, in Intersections: Fantasy and Science Fiction 107 (George E. Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin, eds. 1987).

McConnell, Frank, The Science Fiction of H. G. Wells (1981).

Palczewski, Juliusz K., Champion Revisionist, Reformist and Perestroishchik, 15 The Wellsian 35 (Summer 1992).

Parrinder, Patrick, Science Fiction as Truncated Epic, in Bridges To Science Fiction 91 (George E. Slusser, George R. Guffey and Mark Rose, eds. 1980).

Parrinder, Patrick, Shadows of the Future: H. G. Wells, Science Fiction and Prophecy (1996)(Utopianism and Communism).

Reed, John R., The Natural History of H. G. Wells (1982).

Rose, Mark, Filling the Void: Verne, Wells, and Lem, 8 Science Fiction Studies 121 (July 1981).

Staiger, Janet, Future Noir: Contemporary Representations of Visionary Cities, 3 East/West Film Journal 20 (December 1988).

Wagar, W. Warren, Dreams of Reason: Bellamy, Wells, and the Positive Utopia, in Looking Backward, 1988-1888: Essays on Edward Bellamy 106 (Daphne Patai, ed. 1988).

The Island of Doctor Moreau

Chialant, Maria Teresa, A Proposito dell'Isola del Dottor Moreau, in Nel Tempo del Sogno: Le Forme della Narrativa Fantastica dall'Immaginario Vittoriano all'Utopia Contemporanea 75 (Carlo Pagetti, ed. 1988) (Pleiadi; 35).

Reed, John R., The Vanity of Law in The Island of Doctor Moreau, in H. G. Wells Under Revision 134 (Patrick Parrinder & Christopher Rolfe, eds. 1990).

 Wells' Influence

Coleman, Arthur, The Americanization of H. G. Wells: Sinclair Lewis' Our Mr. Wrenn, 31 Modern Fiction Studies 495 (1985).

Hutchings, William, Structure and Design in a Soviet Dystopia: H. G. Wells, Constructivism, and Yevgeny Zamyatin's We, 9 Journal of Modern Literature 81 (1981/1982).

McCarthy, Patrick A., Heart of Darkness and the Early Novels of H. G. Wells: Evolution, Anarchy, Entropy, 13 Journal of Modern Literature 37 (March 1986).

Philmus, Robert M., Futurological Congress as Metageneric Text, 13 Science Fiction Studies 313 (1986).

Philosophical and Other Writings by H. G. Wells

Wells, H. G., Anticipations of the Reactions of Mechanical and Scientific Progress upon Human Life and Thought  (reprint 1999).

Wells, H. G., The New Machiavelli (reprint 1998).

Wells, H. G., The Outline of History (1920).


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