Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Black and Brown PlanetsThe Politics of Race in Science Fiction$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Isiah Lavender

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781628461237

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2015

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781628461237.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM Mississippi SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.mississippi.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University Press of Mississippi, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in MSSO for personal use.date: 22 September 2019

Yellow, Black, Metal, and Tentacled

Yellow, Black, Metal, and Tentacled

The Race Question in American Science Fiction

Chapter:
(p.199) Yellow, Black, Metal, and Tentacled
Source:
Black and Brown Planets
Author(s):

Edward James

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628461237.003.0014

Accepting that racial science, written almost exclusively by white men, has created social conflict for people of color as well as other ethnic groups in the United States, James argues, in “Yellow, Black, Metal and Tentacled: the Race Question in American Science Fiction,” how racist attitudes and widespread prejudices have shaped science fiction in the twentieth century by examining various SF motifs in the work of M.P. Shiel, Edgar Rice Burroughs, and Robert A. Heinlein, among others.

Keywords:   Yellow Peril, Racism, blacks, civil rights, robots

University Press of Mississippi requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.