Additional Resources for Bloodchild by Octavia E. Butler

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Donawerth, Jane. Frankenstein's Daughters: Women Writing Science Fiction, Syracuse University Press, 1997.

An inquiry into female science fiction writers and the characters they create, focusing on utopian explorations of sex roles, the figure of the beautiful alien monster-woman, and stories written by women but narrated by male characters.

Lublin, Nancy. Pandora's Box: Feminism Confronts Reproductive Technology, Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998.

A sophisticated approach to the cultural and political dilemmas raised by the host of new reproductive technologies of the last decades, including surrogate parents, infertility treatments, and fetal surgery. Readers interested in the relationship between technology, reproduction, and sex roles will find challenging food for thought.

McCafferty, Larry, editor. Across the Wounded Galaxies, University of Illinois Press, 1990.

A collection of in-depth interviews with many of the major figures in the science fiction world, along with informative introductions. An interview with Butler is included.

Sheehan, William. Worlds...

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