Number 79, Spring 2017

Table of Contents

SERIALS, SERIALITY, AND SERIALIZATION

Introduction

pp. 1-3

Mad Men’s Serially Falling Man

pp. 4-20

In the Nick of Time?: Detective Film Serials, Temporality, and Contingency Management, 1919–1926

pp. 21-35

“That Magic Box Lies”: Queer Theory, Seriality, and American Horror Story

pp. 36-49

Girl Reporters and Cyclic Seriality

pp. 50-66

Suspended Animation: Ace Drummond, Buck Rogers, and the Sustained Desires of Seriality

pp. 67-80

New Perspectives on Seriality

pp. 81-125

Movie Stars and Seriality in the 1910s

pp. 81-90

Early Mystery-Crime Films, Scientific Seriality, and the Imagination of Wonder

pp. 90-96

Further Thoughts on Play and the Sound Serial

pp. 96-99

From Recursive Progression to Systemic Self-Observation: Elements of a Theory of Seriality

pp. 99-104

Historicizing the Influence of Soap Opera

pp. 105-109

Serialities and Japonisme in Lumière Brothers’ Actuality Films

pp. 109-113

Additionality and Cohesion in Transfictional Worlds

pp. 113-120

Thickening Seriality: A Chronotopic View of World Building in Contemporary Television Narrative

pp. 120-125

Book Reviews

Star Trek and American Television ed. by Roberta Pearson, Máire Messenger Davies (review)

pp. 126-127

Parables of the Posthuman: Digital Realities, Gaming, the Player Experience by Jonathan Boulter (review)

pp. 128-130

Flickers of Film: Nostalgia in the Time of Digital Cinema by Jason Sperb (review)

pp. 131-132

The Poitier Effect: Racial Melodrama and Fantasies of Reconciliation by Sharon Willis (review)

pp. 133-135

Cycles, Sequels, Spin-Offs, Remakes, and Reboots: Multiplicities in Film and Television by Amanda Ann Klein, R. Barton Palmer (review)

pp. 136-138

The Fan Fiction Studies Reader ed. by Karen Hellekson, Kristina Busse (review)

pp. 139-141