Publications

 

1) Life-time summary (count) according to the following categories:

 

Chapters in books: 8 (forthcoming 1)

Papers in refereed journals: 17

Abstracts and/or papers read: 13

Presentations at professional meetings/workshops and others: 6

 

 

2) Details (from 1994 to present – use same categories as above)

 

Chapters in Books:

 

2001 "Stephen Becker." Encyclopedia of American War Literature. Philip K. Jason and Mark A. Graves eds., Greenwood Press: Westport CT: 2001.24-26.

 

2001 "Vance Bourjaily." Encyclopedia of American War Literature. Philip K. Jason and Mark A. Graves eds., Greenwood Press: Westport CT: 2001.39-40.

 

2001 "William Eastlake." Encyclopedia of American War Literature. Philip K. Jason and Mark A. Graves eds., Greenwood Press: Westport CT: 2001. 100-102.

 

2001 "Dalton Trumbo." Encyclopedia of American War Literature. Philip K. Jason and Mark A. Graves eds., Greenwood Press: Westport CT: 2001. 341-342.

 

2001 "Kurt Vonnegut." Encyclopedia of American War Literature. Philip K. Jason and Mark A. Graves eds., Greenwood Press: Westport CT: 2001. 354-355.

 

1996 "Alfred Bester: The Stars My Destination." Magill’s Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature. Ed. T. A. Shippey and A. J. Sobczak. 4 vols. California: Salem Press, 1996. 884-885.

 

1996 "Joe Haldeman: The Worlds Trilogy." Magill’s Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature. Ed. T. A. Shippey and A. J. Sobczak. 4 vols. California: Salem Press, 1996. 1075-1077.

 

1996 "Lucius Shepard: The Ends of the Earth." Magill’s Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature. Ed. T. A. Shippey and A. J. Sobczak. 4 vols. California: Salem Press, 1996. 305-306.

 

"Writing Ground Zero: Tim O’Brien and Joe Haldeman Rewrite War Truths."  Paper accepted for publication in collection on Tim O’Brien.

 

Papers in refereed journals:

 

2000 "The Lazarus Machine: Modernity and Postmodernity Embodied in Dalton Trumbo’s Johnny Got His Gun." Mosaic 33.4 (2000): 1-18

 

1998 "Animachinations: 24 Frames Per Second of Still Life." Extrapolation, 39.4 (1998): 338-351.

 

1998 "McCay’s McChanical Muse: Engineering Comic-Strip Dreams." The Journal of Popular Culture, 32.1 (1998): 15-38.

 

1997 "Krazy as a Fool: Erasmus of Rotterdam’s Praise of Folly and Herriman of Coconino’s Krazy Kat." The Journal of Popular Culture, 31.3 (1997): 19-46.

 

1996 "‘Is This Going To Be Another Bug-Hunt?’: SF tradition versus biology-as-destiny in James Cameron’s ‘Aliens’". (long version). The Journal of Popular Culture, 29.4 (1996): 211-226.

 

1995 "Talking With Strangers: Interrogating the Many Texts that Became Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land." Extrapolation, 36.2 (1995):136-150.

 

1995 "Talking the Talk, Walking the Walk: The Role of Discourse in Joe Haldeman’s ‘The Monster’ and Lucius Shepard’s ‘Delta Sly Honey.’"(Revised) Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, 6.2-6.3 (1995): 191-202.

 

1994 "Doug Murray’s The ‘Nam, A Comic Battle for Vietnam at Home and Abroad." LIT Literature Interpretation Theory, 5 (1995): 213-225.

 

1994 "Warbody: Joe Haldeman’s Killer SF," Dissertation. 1994 "Blind Daring: Vision and Re-vision of Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus in Frank Miller’s Daredevil: Born Again." The Journal of Popular Culture,

27.3 (1994): 135-162.

 

1993 "Cerebus: From Aardvark to Vanaheim, Reaching for Creative Heaven in Dave Sim’s Hellish World." Canadian Children’s Literature, 71 (1993):57-78.

 

1993 "Warring Stories: Fighting for Truth in the Science Fiction of Joe Haldeman." Extrapolation, 34.2 (1993): 131-146.

 

1992 "The Hunchbacked Hero in the Fiction of A. J. Budrys." Extrapolation, 33.3 (1992): 230-244.

 

1991 "The Dark Knight of Democracy: Tocqueville and Miller Cast Some Light on the Subject." The Journal of American Culture, 14.1 (1991):37-56.

 

1991 "Ender’s Beginning: Battling the Military in Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game." Extrapolation, 32.2 (1991): 124-142.

 

1990 "The Bester/Chaykin Connection: An Examination of Substance Assisted by Style." Extrapolation, 31.2 (1990): 101-24.

 

Abstracts and/or papers read:

 

2000 "Make’Em Pay for What They Done: Eastwood and Peckinpah’s Gunfighters Wrestle with Vietnam." Paper presented at the 30th Annual Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, April 19-22, 2000.

 

1999 "Camelot’s Bloodless Coup: How Gordon Dickson Cleansed America of Vietnam." Paper presented at the 29th Annual Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, March 31-April 4, 1999.

 

1998 "Mercenaries Need Love Too: Family Values on the Science Fiction Battlefield." Paper presented at the 28th Annual Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, April 8-11, 1998.

 

1997 "Walking Tall, Falling Down, Flying High: Vietnam’s Vigilante in America." Paper presented at the 27th Annual Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, March 26-29, 1997.

 

1996 "I Scream the Body Electric: Joe Haldeman’s Cyborg War." Paper presented at the 26th Annual Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, March 25-28, 1996.

 

1995 "Arranging Baggage in the Garage: Beating an Old Oil Drum Song." Paper presented at the Centre for American Studies "Trash" conference, October 19-21, 1995.

 

1995 "Animachinations: 24 Frames per Second of Still Life." Paper presented at the Centre for American Studies "Machinations" Conference, April 7-8, 1995.

 

1995 "Tales of Heads: Haldeman’s Headless Hordes, or What Do You Gain When You Lose Your Head?" Paper presented at the 16th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 22-26, 1995.

 

1994 "Illuminating Haldeman: What To Do When Your Favorite Author Writes Books Without Pictures in Them." Paper presented at the 15th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 16-20, 1994.

 

1993 "The ’Nam: Doug Murray’s Other War." Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 17-21, 1993.

 

1992 "‘Is This Going To Be Another Bug-Hunt?’: Looking bug-eyed through a video glass (darkly)(and no horizontal hold!) at war and reality in James Cameron’s ‘Aliens.’" (short version) Paper presented at the 13th

International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 25-29, 1992.

 

1991 "Talking the Talk, Walking the Walk: The Role of Discourse in Joe Haldeman’s ‘The Monster’ and Lucius Shepard’s ‘Delta Sly Honey.’" Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 20-24, 1991.

 

1990 "Card’s Game : Paradigm Shift, Stress and Fracture in Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game." Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 21-25, 1990.