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Jones, Esther L.

Medicine and Ethics in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction

Jones, Esther L. - Medicine and Ethics in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Esther L. Jones

2. The Black Girl’s Burden: Eugenics, Genomics and Genocide in Octavia Butler’s Fledgling

Esther L. Jones

3. The Unbearable Burden of Culture: Sexual Violence, Women’s Power and Cultural Ethics in Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death

Esther L. Jones

4. Organ Donation, Mythic Medicine and Madness in Nalo Hopkinson’s Brown Girl in the Ring

Esther L. Jones

5. “I Mean to Survive”: Feminist Disability Theory and Womanist Survival Ethics in Octavia Butler’s Parables

Esther L. Jones

6. Conclusion: Blood, Salt and Tears: Theorizing Difference in the Black Feminist Speculative Tradition
Esther L. Jones

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Gender Studies, North American Literature, Fiction

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine
Page amount
200 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137514691
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-56636-5

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