Reconstruction 5.4 (Fall 2005):

Guest Editors: Ximena Gallardo C. and Kim Wells


Ximena Gallardo C., "Beyond Cyborgs?"


C. Jason Smith and Ximena Gallardo C., "Oy Science Fiction: On Genre, Criticism, and Alien Love: An Interview with Marleen S. Barr."


Diana Dominguez, "'It's Not Easy Being a Cast Iron Bitch': Sexual Difference and the Female Action Hero"

Susan A. George, "Pushing Containment: The Tale of the 1950s Science Fiction Vamp"

Andrew Gordon, "Contact: Little Orphan Ellie"

Lorna Jowett, "To the Max: Embodying Intersections in Dark Angel"

Helen Merrick, "Alien(ating) Naturecultures: Feminist SF as Creative Science Studies"

Susan J. Wolfe, "The Trouble with Trills, Gender and Consciousness in Star Trek"

Review Essays

C. Jason Smith on Brian Attebery’s Decoding Gender in Science Fiction

Joe Bisz on Justine Larbalestier’s The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction

Carlos Hernandez on Lillian Robinson’s Wonder Women: Feminisms and Superheroes


Melissa Purdue on Mary E. Bradley Lane’s Mizora: A Prophecy

Luke Vassiliou on Ximena Gallardo C. and C. Jason Smith’s Alien Woman: The Making of Lt. Ellen Ripley

Michael Benton on Octavia Butler’s Fledgling

ISSN: 1547-4348. All material contained within this site is copyrighted by the identified author. If no author is identified in relation to content, that content is © Reconstruction, 2002-2016.