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By Robert Con Davis, Jerry Aline Flieger, Jeffrey Mehlman

9 individual students check the effect of Jacques Lacan on literary concept. From a variety of views, they pursue the results for narrative idea of Lacanian examining and try and place Lacan's pondering within the context of present discussions of narration and narratology.

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Asprin's story, 'Cold Cash War', was written as a satire of military fiction and portrayed a future where corporate multinationals had effectively superseded governments and fought against each other with mercenary armies in what was effectively a computerized wargame. Wargaming was starting to be a big industry by 1977 and would have an impact on the sf magazines, as I shall explore later. The story was a promising start but most of Asprin's later work was in the fantasy field and he sold nothing else to the sf magazines.

Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and Brenda Pearce was nominated. Plauger had several stories in Analog, most notably 'Child of All Ages' (March 1975), a touching story of a girl w h o is immortal and has to keep reinventing herself every generation so as to blend in to society. However the demands of Plauger's business career curtailed his writing and after a sequel to this story, 'The Con Artist' (December 1976), he did not appear again in Analog for 15 years. Spider Robinson, on the other hand, rapidly established his name.

58). Gordon R. Dickson's serial 'The Outposter' (May-July 1971), the last Campbell would see through into print, also feels disap22 See Gary Lovisi's interview with Wilson in Paperback Parade #40 (October 1994) in which Wilson refers to himself as a 'rational anarchist' and 'radical capitalist' (p. 63). pointingly defeatist in portraying the dregs of society being deported from Earth to control pollution and overpopulation, rather t h a n positive action being taken to solve the problem. It is possible that the cracks were showing in Campbell's positivism, perhaps owing to his failing health and the depressing state of society.

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