The Resource Afrofuturism : the world of black sci-fi and fantasy culture, Ytasha L. Womack, (ebook)

Afrofuturism : the world of black sci-fi and fantasy culture, Ytasha L. Womack, (ebook)

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Afrofuturism : the world of black sci-fi and fantasy culture
Title
Afrofuturism
Title remainder
the world of black sci-fi and fantasy culture
Statement of responsibility
Ytasha L. Womack
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Language
eng
Summary
Comprising elements of the avant-garde, science fiction, cutting-edge hip-hop, black comix, and graphic novels, Afrofuturism spans both underground and mainstream pop culture. With a two fold aim to entertain and enlighten, Afrofuturists strive to break down racial, ethnic, and all social limitations to empower and free individuals to be themselves. This book introduces readers to the burgeoning artists creating Afrofuturist works, the history of innovators in the past, and the wide range of subjects they explore. From the sci-fi literature of Samuel Delany, Octavia Butler, and NK Jemisin to the musical cosmos of Sun Ra, George Clinton, and the Black Eyed Peas will.i.am, to the visual and multimedia artists inspired by African Dogon myths and Egyptian deities, topics range from the alien experience of blacks in America to the wake up cry that peppers sci-fi literature, sermons, and activism. Interviews with rappers, composers, musicians, singers, authors, comic illustrators, painters, and DJs, as well as Afrofuturist professors, provide a firsthand look at this fascinating movement
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Womack, Ytasha
Dewey number
809.3/8762093529
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Science fiction
  • African Americans
  • Science fiction films
  • Futurologists
  • African diaspora
Target audience
adult
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Afrofuturism : the world of black sci-fi and fantasy culture, Ytasha L. Womack, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781613747995
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11332975
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remote
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11332975
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MWT11332975
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Afrofuturism : the world of black sci-fi and fantasy culture, Ytasha L. Womack, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613747995
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11332975
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11332975
System control number
MWT11332975
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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