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The Resource Kindred: : a graphic novel adaptation, Octavia E. Butler

Kindred: : a graphic novel adaptation, Octavia E. Butler

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Kindred: : a graphic novel adaptation
Title
Kindred:
Title remainder
a graphic novel adaptation
Statement of responsibility
Octavia E. Butler
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Language
eng
Summary
Octavia E. Butler's bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format. More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day. Adapted by celebrated academics and comics artists Damian Duffy and John Jennings, this graphic novel powerfully renders Butler's mysterious and moving story, which spans racial and gender divides in the antebellum South through the 20th century. Butler's most celebrated, critically acclaimed work tells the story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and inexplicably transported from her home in 1970s California to the pre-Civil War South. As she time-travels between worlds, one in which she is a free woman and one where she is part of her own complicated familial history on a southern plantation, she becomes frighteningly entangled in the lives of Rufus, a conflicted white slaveholder and one of Dana's own ancestors, and the many people who are enslaved by him. Held up as an essential work in feminist, science-fiction, and fantasy genres, and a cornerstone of the Afrofuturism movement, there are over 500,000 copies of Kindred in print. The intersectionality of race, history, and the treatment of women addressed within the original work remain critical topics in contemporary dialogue, both in the classroom and in the public sphere. Frightening, compelling, and richly imagined, Kindred offers an unflinching look at our complicated social history, transformed by the graphic novel format into a visually stunning work for a new generation of readers
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Cataloging source
Midwest
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Label
Kindred: : a graphic novel adaptation, Octavia E. Butler
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11852329
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1mwtocm11852329
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613128626
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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11852329
Publisher number
MWT11852329
Specific material designation
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Kindred: : a graphic novel adaptation, Octavia E. Butler
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11852329
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1mwtocm11852329
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613128626
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11852329
Publisher number
MWT11852329
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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