Literary Afrofuturism in the Twenty-First Century
Editors:Lavender, Isiah, III
Yaszek, Lisa, 1969-
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- History and criticism
Science fiction -- History and criticism
Keywords:Literary Criticism / American / African American
Literary Criticism / Horror & Supernatural
Literary Criticism / Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
Series/Report no.:New Suns: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Speculative
Part one: Afrofuturism now. Author roundtable on Afrofuturism / Isiah Lavender III and Lisa Yaszek -- Dangerous muses: black women writers creating at the forefront of Afrofuturism / Sheree R. Thomas -- Part two: Afrofuturism in literary history. This time for Africa! Afrofuturism as alternate (American) history / De Witt Douglas Kilgore -- Middle age, mer people, and the Middle Passage: Nalo Hopkinson's Afrofuturist journeying in The new moon's arms / Gina Wisker -- Young adult Afrofuturism / Rebecca Holden -- Part three: Afrofuturism in cultural history. Space/race: recovering John M. Faucette / Mark Bould -- Runoff: Afroaquanauts in landscapes of sacrifice / Elizabeth A. Wheeler -- Black futures matter: Afrofuturism and geontology in N.K. Jemisin's Broken Earth trilogy / Lisa Dowdall -- Part four: Afrofuturism and Africa. We are terror itself: Wakanda as nation / Gerry Canavan -- Global Afrofuturist ecologies / Jerome Winter -- "You can't go home again": Deji Bryce Olukotun's Nigerians in space, science fiction, and global interdependence / Marleen S. Barr -- Faster than before: science fiction in Amos Tutuola's The palm-wine drinkard / Nedine Moonsamy -- Coda: Wokeness and Afrofuturism / Isiah Lavender III and Lisa Yaszek.
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