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Afrofuturism in the new wave era

Bould, Mark


Mark Bould
Professor of Film and Literature


Gerry Canavan

Eric Carl Link


This chapter provides a critical overview of the development of afrofuturism and black sf in the 1960s and 1970s across a range of media: mainstream fiction, popular music, film, comics, prose sf.


Bould, M. Afrofuturism in the new wave era. In G. Canavan, & E. C. Link (Eds.), The Cambridge History of Science FictionCambridge University Press. Manuscript submitted for publication

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Book Title The Cambridge History of Science Fiction
Keywords afrofuturism, sf, new wave, sun ra, jimi hendrix, george clinton, parliament-funkadelic, black panther, luke cage, octavia butler, samuel delany, john faucette