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Race in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

Meghan Gilbert-Hickey and Miranda A. Green-Barteet


Race in Young Adult Speculative Fiction offers a sustained, cogent analysis of race and representation in young adult speculative fiction (YASF). The collection considers how characters of color are represented in YASF, how they contribute to and participate in speculative worlds, how race affects or influences the structures of speculative worlds, and how race and racial ideologies are implicated in YASF.     The essays in the collection also consider the effects of colorblind ideology and postracialism on YASF, a genre that is often seen as progressive in its representation of adolescent pro ... More

Keywords: Young Adult Literature, Speculative Fiction, Literature and Race, Postracialism, Fantasy Fiction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781496833815
Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2022 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496833815.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Meghan Gilbert-Hickey, editor
Guttman Community College

Miranda A. Green-Barteet, editor
University of Western Ontario

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