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Octavia's brood : science fiction stories from social justice movements / edited by Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown ; foreword by Sheree Rene�?e Thomas.

Imprint Oakland, CA : AK Press ; [Albany, NY] : Institute for Anarchist Studies, [2015]
Description 296 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language English
Subject Butler, Octavia E. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Butler, Octavia E.
Science fiction.
Social justice -- Fiction.
Social change -- Fiction.
Speculative fiction.
Science fiction.
Social change.
Social justice.
Speculative fiction.
Science fiction.
Short stories.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Science fiction.
Short stories.
Format Print, Book
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Other authors / contributors Imarisha, Walidah, editor.
Brown, Adrienne M., editor.
Thomas, Sheree R., writer of foreword.
Institute for Anarchist Studies, issuing body.
ISBN 9781849352093
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Whenever we envision a world without war, without prisons, without capitalism, we are producing speculative fiction. Organizers and activists envision, and try to create, such worlds all the time. Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown have brought twenty of them together in the first anthology of short stories to explore the connections between radical speculative fiction and movements for social change. The visionary tales of Octavia's Brood span genres -- sci-fi, fantasy, horror, magical realism -- but all are united by an attempt to inject a healthy dose of imagination and innovation into our political practice and to try on new ways of understanding ourselves, the world around us, and all the selves and worlds that could be. The collection is rounded off with essays by Tananarive Due and Mumia Abu-Jamal, and a preface by Sheree Rene�?e Thomas" --

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Call Number: PN6120.95.S33O37 2015

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