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Black female vampires in African American women's novels, 1977-2011 : she bites back / Kendra R. Parker.

Author/creator Parker, Kendra R. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019]
Descriptionxli, 145 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: the first bite -- "I'm not the vampire he is; I give in return for my taking": the black female vampire figure in Octavia E. Butler's Mind of my mind -- Jewelle Gomez's The Gilda stories: black female vampire as a new American monomyth -- Intersectional disempowerment and know-your-place aggression: a vindication of the rights of Anita Hill in Octavia E. Butler's Fledgling? -- "She's not turning. she's in flux": the ability/disability system in l.A. Banks's The bitten -- Rehabilitative logic: sex work, procreation, and vampires in Pearl Cleage's Just wanna testify -- Afterword: the final bite.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Parker, Kendra R., author. Black female vampires in African American women's novels, 1977-2011 Lanham : Lexington Books, 2018 9781498553186
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
LCCN 2018043986
ISBN1498553176 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBNelectronic publication

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