Review of Technologized Desire in Science Fiction Studies

Technologized Desire was reviewed in the latest issue (#112, 37.3, Nov. 2010) of Science Fiction Studies. Here's a snippet:

"By and large, his interpretations are right on the money: Wilson's analyses are almost always rich, insightful, and convincing. Thus, Crowe's and Raimi's films demonstrate the impossibility of a 'natural' self even while guilefully suggesting the opposite; Burroughs' trilogy advances postcapitalist (i.e., hypercapitalist) 'reality'; and the Wachowskis' MATRIX films recapitulate all of this with an eye toward 'the futurological dimension of a postcapitalist dystopia,' as well as the history of science fiction itself. In addition, Wilson's key concern—that capitalist critique be added to the otherwise exemplary work begun by Bukatman—constitutes a valuable contribution to recent scholarship on postmodern science fiction."