Document Type

Post-Print

Published In

Western Historical Quarterly

Publication Date

Fall 2018

Abstract

The article explores the science fiction writing of African American author Octavia E. Butler. The author analyzes several of Butler's books, including "Parable of the Sower," "Kindred," and "Mind of My Mind," and examines how these stories repeatedly feature Butler's hometown of Pasadena, California.

Description

This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in Western Historical Quarterly following peer review. The version of record Abbott, C. (2018). Pasadena on Her Mind: Exploring Roots of Octavia E. Butler’s Fiction. Western Historical Quarterly. is available online at: https://doi.org/10.1093/whq/why037.

DOI

10.1093/whq/why037

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