Conclusion: Blood, Salt and Tears: Theorizing Difference in the Black Feminist Speculative Tradition

  • Esther L. Jones
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine book series (PLSM)


All too often for black women, theorizing difference is a matter of life and death. It is my hope that this study has offered a historical as well as textual context for thinking about strategies for black women’s health, survival and well-being. The works of Octavia Butler, Nnedi Okorafor and Nalo Hopkinson demand an ethical reorientation when it comes to issues of difference and health.


Black Woman Salt Road Female Genital Cutting Textual Context African Diaspora 
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