Archive for: Joy Delyria

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Captain America

Not just a comic book character.

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Utilitarian Review 9/14/12

This week’s news, blogging, links, and reading.

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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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Bewitching: Metaphor Made Literal

Samantha: oppressed wife or slumming immortal?

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