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Cover of: Queer Universes by Wendy Gay Pearson, Veronica Hollinger, Joan Gordon
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Queer Universes
Sexualities in Science Fiction

Published by Liverpool University Press in Liverpool .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix
Notes on Contributors x
Introduction: Queer Universes Wendy Gay Pearson, Veronica Hollinger, and Jean Gordon 1
Part I: Queering the Scene
Alien Cryptographies: The View from Queer Wendy Gay Pearson 14
War Machine, Time Machine Nicola Griffith and Kelley Eskridge 39
Part II: Un/Doing History
Sextrapolation in New Wave Science Fiction Rob Latham 52
Towards a Queer Genealogy of SF Wendy Gay Pearson 72
Sexuality and the Statistical Imaginary in Samuel R. Delany's _Trouble on Triton_ Guy Davidson 101
Stray Penetration and Heteronormative Systems Crash: Queering Gibson Graham J. Murphy 121
Part III: Disordering Desires
‘Something Like a Fiction’: Speculative Intersections of Sexuality and Technology Veronica Hollinger 140
‘And How Many Souls Do You Have?’: Technologies of Perverse Desires and Queer Sex in Science Fiction Erotica Patricia Melzer 161
BDSMSF(QF): Sadomasochistic Readings of Québécois Women’s Science Fiction Sylvie Bérard 180
Part IV: Embodying New Worlds
‘Happy That It’s Here’: An Interview with Nalo Hopkinson Nancy Johnston 200
Queering Nature: Close Encounters with the Alien in Ecofeminist Science Fiction Helen Merrick 216
Queering the Coming Race? A Utopian Historical Imperative De Witt Douglas Kilgore 233
Works Cited 252
Index 272

Edition Notes

Series Volume 37 of Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies
Copyright Date 2008, 2010

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25320322M
ISBN 10 1846315018
ISBN 13 9781846315015
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Goodreads 10055714


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