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[Commlist] 'Extrapolating Nostalgia': Special Issue on Nostalgia and Science Fiction, Science Fiction Studies

Mon Mar 01 19:27:48 GMT 2021

We are very proud to announce the publication of this special journal issue of Science Fiction Studies on 'Nostalgia and Science Fiction<>'. The articles on the topic included in the volume are as follows:

Introduction: Nostalgia Science Fiction at 2020 <> (pp. 1-7)
Aris Mousoutzanis and Yugin Teo

"Tomorrow'll Be Yesterday Too Soon": Speculative Nostalgia in Jack Womack's Elvissey <> (pp. 8-28)
Natalia Tobin

Post-Apocalyptic Memory Sites: Damaged Space, Nostalgia, and Refuge in Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower <> (pp. 29-45)
Paula Barba Guerrero

Twenty Thousand Leagues East: Around the World with Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water <> (pp. 46-61)
Robbie McAllister

On the Uses of Nostalgia in Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go <> (pp. 62-76)
Asami Nakamura

Nostalgia and the Dialectics of Contemporary Feminisms in The Handmaid's Tale <> (pp. 77-93)
María José Gámez Fuentes and Rebeca Maseda García

Imperialist Nostalgia and Untranslatable Affect in Ling Ma's Severance <> (pp. 94-108)
Claire Gullander-Drolet

Nostalgic Narrative and Affective Climate SF in George Turner's The Sea and Summer <> (pp. 109-123)
Matthias Stephan

Lunar Dreams: Space Travel, Nostalgia, and Retrofuturism in A Space Exodus and The Lebanese Rocket Society <> (pp. 124-138)
Nat Muller

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