UPDATE: The Bailey excerpt is replaced with this reading:

Gunn, James and Michael Candelaria. 2005. Excerpt from Speculations on Speculation: Theories of Science Fiction. New York: Scarecrow Press (Rowman & Littlefield). (Available online here)

The chapter from Bailey will be available late Monday. It’s brief, but given the constraints on your schedules, reading it is now optional.  //Bailey, J.O. 1947. Excerpts from Pilgrims Through Space and Time: Trends and Patterns in Scientific and Utopian Fiction. New York: Argus.//

Cheney, Matthew. 2009. “Ethical Aesthetics.” From The Jewel-Hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science Fiction, rev’d; Samuel R. Delaney. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan.  (Available online here)

Freedman, Carl. 1987. “Science Fiction and Critical Theory.” Science Fiction Studies 14(2): 180-200.  (Available online here)

Jameson, Frederic. 2002. “Radical Fantasy.” Historical Materialism 10(4): 273-80.  (Available online here)

Williams, Raymond. 1978. “Utopia and Science Fiction.” Science Fiction Studies 5(3):203-14.  (Available online here and for download here)