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New U.S. Black Cinema

Taylor, Clyde. 1983. in Jump Cut, no. 28, 46-48 The L.A. Rebellion was a group of black UCLA film students from the 1960-80s who focused on creating a black cinema to combat the racist stereotypes portrayed in classic…

Western Masculinities in War and Peace

Nye, Robert A. 2007. in The American Historical Review, 112 (2): 417-438. An exploration of the gender roles presents in soldiers throughout the war, examining how the existence of beliefs in these roles determined the…

The Imagination of Disaster

Sontag, Susan. 1965. in Commentary Magazine. Sontag carries out a criticism on audience response to 1950’s science fiction films seemingly drawing from the apocalyptic experiences in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. She defends…

Aldous Huxley Revisited

Semmler, Clement. 1970. The Australian Quarterly 42, no. 4: 74-82. This journal article examines the life of writer Aldous Huxley, from his youth to his political opinions as a young man to his fascination with…

Psychic decolonization in 1960s science fiction

Higgins, David M. 2013. Science Fiction Studies 40, no. 2: 228-245. In this introduction to a literary journal, David Higgins analyzes the political undertones in novels such as Frank Herbert’s Dune and Arthur C.…