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Author Thaler, Ingrid, 1974-
Title Black Atlantic speculative fictions : Octavia E. Butler, Jewelle Gomez, and Nalo Hopkinson / Ingrid Thaler.
Publication Info New York : Routledge, 2010.


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Descript 193 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction: White genres, Black traditions? Anansi, Peter Parker, and other tropes -- The meaning of the past? allegory in Octavia E. Butler's Wild seed (1980) -- Traveling through time: vampire fiction and the Black Atlantic in Jewelle Gomez's The Gilda stories (1991) -- Dystopian future and utopian vision: surviving apocalypse in Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the sower (1993) -- A better future? ambiguity, cyberpunk, and Caribbean syncretism in Nalo Hopkinson's Midnight robber (2000) -- Conclusion.
ISBN 9780415804417 (cased)
0415804418 (cased)
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Author Thaler, Ingrid, 1974-
Series Routledge research in Atlantic studies ; 2
Subject Butler, Octavia E.
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948-. Gilda stories.
Hopkinson, Nalo. Midnight robber.
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and folklore -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
African Americans -- Folklore.
Folklore in literature.
Descript 193 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction: White genres, Black traditions? Anansi, Peter Parker, and other tropes -- The meaning of the past? allegory in Octavia E. Butler's Wild seed (1980) -- Traveling through time: vampire fiction and the Black Atlantic in Jewelle Gomez's The Gilda stories (1991) -- Dystopian future and utopian vision: surviving apocalypse in Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the sower (1993) -- A better future? ambiguity, cyberpunk, and Caribbean syncretism in Nalo Hopkinson's Midnight robber (2000) -- Conclusion.
ISBN 9780415804417 (cased)
0415804418 (cased)
Author Thaler, Ingrid, 1974-
Series Routledge research in Atlantic studies ; 2
Subject Butler, Octavia E.
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948-. Gilda stories.
Hopkinson, Nalo. Midnight robber.
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and folklore -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
African Americans -- Folklore.
Folklore in literature.
LOCATION SHELVED AT LOAN TYPE STATUS
 WISE  PS 153 N5 T3  NOT FOR LOAN  LIB USE ONLY

Subject Butler, Octavia E.
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948-. Gilda stories.
Hopkinson, Nalo. Midnight robber.
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and folklore -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
African Americans -- Folklore.
Folklore in literature.
Descript 193 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction: White genres, Black traditions? Anansi, Peter Parker, and other tropes -- The meaning of the past? allegory in Octavia E. Butler's Wild seed (1980) -- Traveling through time: vampire fiction and the Black Atlantic in Jewelle Gomez's The Gilda stories (1991) -- Dystopian future and utopian vision: surviving apocalypse in Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the sower (1993) -- A better future? ambiguity, cyberpunk, and Caribbean syncretism in Nalo Hopkinson's Midnight robber (2000) -- Conclusion.
ISBN 9780415804417 (cased)
0415804418 (cased)

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