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Strange matings : science fiction, feminism, African American voices, and Octavia E. Butler / edited by Rebecca J. Holden and Nisi Shawl.

Holden, Rebecca J. (Editor). Shawl, Nisi. (Editor).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library PS3552.U827 Z87 2013 37684001104686 Library Display - Afrofuturism Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781619760370
  • ISBN: 1619760371
  • Physical Description: iii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Seattle, WA : Aqueduct Press, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-307).
Formatted Contents Note:
Patterns of kinship: on Butler's Patternist series and Kindred -- Tendencies towards hierarchicalism and the breakdown of society: Butler in the 1980s -- The parables: approaching the millennium with Butler -- New media, new generations, and a new take on vampires: Butler in the twenty-first century.
Summary, etc.:
This anthology celebrates the work and exploring the influence and legacy of the brilliant Octavia E. Butler. Author Nisi Shawl and scholar Rebecca J. Holden have joined forces to bring together a mix of scholars and writers, each of whom values Butlers work in their own particular ways.
Subject: Butler, Octavia E. > Criticism and interpretation.
Science fiction, American > History and criticism.
African Americans > Intellectual life > 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
American fiction > African American authors.

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