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Author: Josh Lukin; Samuel R Delany
Publisher: Vashon Island, Wash. : Paradoxa, 2003.
Series: Para-doxa (Vashon Island, Wash.), no. 18.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josh Lukin; Samuel R Delany
ISBN: 1929512120 9781929512126
OCLC Number: 53039276
Notes: ISSN: 1079-8072.
Description: 407 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Essays. Under gray flannel / Josh Lukin --
Cold War confessions and the FBI plant : the amazing lives and myths of Matt Cvetic and Herbert Philbrick / Cyndy Hendershot --
Who's been duped? Communists, kids and dangerous drawings in Entertaining comics' "Cosmic ray bomb explosion" / Tova Cooper --
Sociology as science fiction / Andrew Hoberek --
The prostitute speaks : Brenda Frazer's Troia: Mexican memoirs / Kurt Hemmer --
"A love flung out of space" : lesbians in the city in Patricia Highsmith's The price of salt / Victoria J. Hesford --
The revolting housewife : women and science fiction in the 1950s / Justine Larbalestier & Helen Merrick --
Patricia Highsmith's Strangers on a train as tragedy of manners / Josh Lukin --
"If I can only get it funny!" : the postwar primitive and Chester Himes' parodic protest novel / Stephanie Brown --
"Bullies and humanists" : Richard Wright's The outsider / Holly Hutton --
Voyage from Lesbos : aggression, ambivalence, and psychoanalysis in the fifties / Julia Creet --
Velocities of change / Samuel R. Delany --
Interviews. Chandler Davis / interview by Josh Lukin --
Richard Matheson / interview by Jack O'Connell and Jim Sallis --
William Tenn / interview by Josh Lukin --
Reviews. Review of Epic encounters: culture, media, and U.S. interests in the Middle East, 1945-2000 / Christina Klein --
Review of White diaspora: the suburb and the twentieth-century American novel / Tracy Floreani --
The lore of the ding-a-lings : an appreciation of W.T. Lhamon Jr.'s Deliberate speed / James Morrow --
Review of Monsters, mushroom clouds, and the Cold War: American science fiction and the roots of postmodernism, 1946-1964 / Brian McHale --
Review of The battle of the sexes in science fiction / Ann Keefer --
Review of Science fiction culture / L. Timmel Duchamp --
Review of The post-utopian imagination: American culture in the long 1950s / Elayne Tobin --
18 thoughts on Better to have loved: the life of Judith Merril / Wendy Pearson --
In memoriam : Leslie Fiedler.
Series Title: Para-doxa (Vashon Island, Wash.), no. 18.
Responsibility: edited by Josh Lukin & Samuel R. Delany.

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