restricted access   Volume 8, Number 1, Summer 2013

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Naturalism and Science Fiction

Guest Editor: Eric Carl Link


Introduction: Naturalism and Science Fiction

pp. 1-5

Missing Links: Genre, Evolution, and Jack London’s Before Adam

pp. 6-20

American Crossroads: London, McCarthy, and Apocalyptic Naturalism

pp. 21-37

Cormac McCarthy’s The Road and “a world to come”

pp. 38-51

Running High on Feeling: Emotional Ecologies in Sister Carrie, Robert Park, and China Miéville

pp. 52-78

Necessary Interventions in the Face of Very Curious Compulsions: Octavia Butler’s Naturalist Science Fiction

pp. 79-92

Cyberpunk as Naturalist Science Fiction

pp. 93-108


The Editing of American Literature, 1890–1930: Essays and Reviews by Donald Pizer (review)

pp. 109-112

Garland in His Own Time: A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates ed. by Keith Newlin (review)

pp. 112-115

Claims and Speculations: Mining and Writing in the Gilded Age by Janet Floyd (review)

pp. 115-117

American Literature on Stage and Screen: 525 Works and their Adaptations by Thomas S. Hischak (review)

pp. 117-119

The Oxford Book of American Short Stories ed. by Joyce Carol Oates (review)

p. 120


pp. 121-123