MOSF Journal of Science Fiction

Volume 1, Number 2

31 May 2016


Managing Editor:

Monica Louzon, MLS



Barbara Jasny, Ph.D.

Rachel Lazarus, Ph.D.

Heather McHale, Ph.D.


Editorial Assistant:

Alexander Cendrowski


Layout Design:

Andy Davies

L. Paul Miller


Editorial Board:

Nancy Kress

Charles E. Gannon, Ph.D.

Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, Ph.D.

Terence McSweeney, Ph.D.


Cover Art:

Thomas Stoop, “EGGS” (2015)


Sponsored by the Museum of Science Fiction & hosted by the University of Maryland Libraries.


Museum of Science Fiction

PO Box 88
Alexandria, VA 22313

University of Maryland Libraries

7649 Library Lane

College Park, MD 20742


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content in keeping with the principle that

making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.





Ecocritical Survival through Psychological Defense Mechanisms in M.R. Carey’s The Girl With All The Gifts,

by Ruzbeh Babaee, Sue Yen Lee, and Siamak Babaee. 


Stalin’s “Loss of Sensation”: Subversive Impulses in Soviet Science-Fiction of the Great Terror, by David Christopher.


Archival Domination in Fahrenheit 451, by Joseph Hurtgen.


Sherri L. Smith’s Orleans and Karen Sandler’s Tankborn: The Female Leader, the Neo-Slave Narrative, and Twenty-first Century Young Adult Afrofuturism, by Melanie Marotta.


Spanish Anarchism and the Utopian Novel in the 1930s: The Libertarian Society of the Future in El amor dentro de 200 años (Love in 200 Years) by Alfonso Martínez Rizo, by Mariano Martín Rodriguez.