Sunken Place – Britney Henry on Black Science Fiction Narratives

Helping us to contextualise Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred next week will be Britney Henry from the University of Delaware. In a recent (and spoiler-packed) article for MPCA/ACA Popular Culture Studies Journal, ‘Prototype of Sunken Place: Reading Jordan Peele’s Get Out through Octavia Butler’s Kindred as … Continue reading Sunken Place – Britney Henry on Black Science Fiction Narratives

‘…a small and miraculous cavity or portal that displays the entire substance of the universe, and all possible worlds.’

‘True to the fabulist tradition, a scenario which is introduced at the beginning of the novel as hyper-realistic is rapidly invaded by, and becomes a breeding ground for, the incredible. Following the death of his enigmatic Aunt Megan, the nameless protagonist has returned after a … Continue reading ‘…a small and miraculous cavity or portal that displays the entire substance of the universe, and all possible worlds.’