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Yes, Virginia, There Is A Captain America

Not just a comic book character.

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To Make A Long Story . . . Long

A brief history of lengthy fictions

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On the Evils of Speculative Fiction

The problems with evil like cement.

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I, Reboot

It’s relatively easy to compare social values of the sixties and of the current decade, and conclude that the position of women has significantly changed. What remains unclear is whether current treatment of women in fiction has improved proportionately.

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The Greatest Fandom Ever Sold

No doubt you’ve encountered at least one of these fandoms: Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, the Bible.

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Bewitched: About That Premise

Bewitched and setting aside your powers for your man.

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Twilight: the Battle for Legitimate Art

Art is the expression of our inmost psyche, our deeply-rooted desires, our secret yearnings which would otherwise be impossible to express.  Twilight is all of this and more.

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