Slayage  8.2 &3 [30 & 31], Summer/Fall 2010 

David Lavery and Rhonda V. Wilcox, Co-Editors

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Fantasy Is Not Their Purpose:

Joss Whedon's Dollhouse

Edited by Cynthea Masson and Rhonda V. Wilcox

Cynthea Masson (Vancouver Island University) and Rhonda V. Wilcox (Gordon College),Fantasy . . . Is Their Business, But That Is Not Their Purpose”: Introduction to the Slayage Special Issue on Dollhouse

Cynthea Masson (Vancouver Island University), Who Painted the Lion?—A Gloss on Dollhouse’s "Belle Chose”

K. Dale Koontz (Cleveland Community College), Czech Mate: Whedon, Čapek, and the Foundations of the Dollhouse

Hugh H. Davis (St. Mary's School), “The Drama Is In Us": Pirandellian Echoes in Dollhouse

Renee St. Louis and Miriam Riggs (U California San Diego), “A Painful, Bleeding Sleep": Sleeping Beauty in the Dollhouse

Bronwen Calvert (Sunderland U, The Open U, UK), Mind, Body, Imprint: Cyberpunk Echoes in the Dollhouse

Tom Connelly (Independent Scholar) and Shelley S. Rees (U of Science and Arts of Oklahoma),  Alienation and the Dialectics of History in Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse

Julie L. Hawk (Georgia State U), Hacking the Read-Only File: Collaborative Narrative as Ontological Construction in Dollhouse

Sherry Ginn (Rowan-Cabarrus Community College), Memory, Mind, and Mayhem: Neurological Tampering and Manipulation in Dollhouse

Madeline Muntersbjorn (U of Toledo), Disgust, Difference, and Displacement in the Dollhouse

Rhonda V. Wilcox (Gordon College), Echoes of Complicity: Reflexivity and Identity in Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse

Lisa K. Perdigao (Florida Institute of Technology), “This One’s Broken": Rebuilding Whedonbots and Reprogramming the Whedonverse