Octavia Butler

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Women Shapeshifters: Transforming the Contemporary Novel
Thelma J. Shinn.
Greenwood Press, 1996
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "Signifyin(g) Science Fiction: Octavia Butler"
Into Darkness Peering: Race and Color in the Fantastic
Elisabeth Anne Leonard.
Greenwood Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "Octavia E. Butler: Parables of Race and Difference"
Scraps of the Untainted Sky: Science Fiction, Utopia, Dystopia
Tom Moylan.
Westview Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 8 "Octavia Butler's Parables"
Black Women Writers and the American Neo-Slave Narrative: Femininity Unfettered
Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu.
Greenwood Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: "Kindred: Birth of the Other" begins on p. 118
Inverting History in Octavia Butler's Postmodern Slave Narrative
Steinberg, Marc.
African American Review, Vol. 38, No. 3, Fall 2004
"Would You Really Rather Die Than Bear My Young?": The Construction of Gender, Race, and Species in Octavia E. Butler's "Bloodchild." (Black Women's Culture Issue)
Helford, Elyce Rae.
African American Review, Vol. 28, No. 2, Summer 1994
Not Enough of the Past: Feminist Revisions of Slavery in Octavia E. Butler's Kindred
Mitchell, Angelyn.
MELUS, Vol. 26, No. 3, Fall 2001
"Radio Imagination": Octavia Butler on the Poetics of Narrative Embodiment
Mehaffy, Marilyn; Keating, AnaLouise.
MELUS, Vol. 26, No. 1, Spring 2001
Folk and Urban Communities in African-American Women's Fiction: Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower
Dubey, Madhu.
Studies in American Fiction, Vol. 27, No. 1, Spring 1999
Lost in Space: Probing Feminist Science Fiction and Beyond
Marleen S. Barr.
University of North Carolina Press, 1993
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 8 "Octavia Butler and James Tiptree Do Not Write about Zap Guns: Positioning Feminist Science Fiction within Feminist Fabulation"
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