Searching for Sycorax: Black Women's Hauntings of Contemporary Horror

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Rutgers University Press
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5.5 X 0.5 X 8.4 inches | 0.55 pounds
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About the Author
KINITRA D. BROOKS is an associate professor of English at the University of Texas, San Antonio.
"Searching for Sycorax is unlike anything I have ever read. Brooks' excavation of Black women's presence in horror is a ground-breaking, game changing must read for scholars and aficionados alike." --Susana M. Morris "author of Close Kin and Distant Relatives: The Paradox of Respectability in Black Women's Literature "
"As an avid fan of science fiction, horror, and fantasy, I found Searching for Sycorax's interrogation of the erasure of black women in mainstream horror compelling, timely, and significant."--LeRhonda S. Manigault-Bryant "coeditor of Womanist and Black Feminist Responses to Tyler Perry's Productions "
Author Kinitra D. Brooks was featured in an article in The Cut on a similar issue of black women in popular culture, entitled "Beyoncé Is the Leonardo da Vinci of Instagram."--Emilia Petrarca " "
"A deep exploration how Black women create horror that spawns a new knowledge of the genre that worries the intersections of race and gender to gain a better understanding, and continue the ongoing conversation as well as activity in the Black Women's Horror Renaissance."--Graveyard Shift Sisters
"BOOK CORNER: Author highlights influence of black women in horror" by Marissa Wells--LA Wave
"Discusses black women of the Americas and Britain as creators and characters in the horror genre."--Chronicle
"Students tap into popular culture to explore theories of race and gender" Searching for Sycorax mention--UTSA Today
"Why Are There So Many Bunnies in Scary Movies?" by Cady Lang - interview with Dr. Kinitra D. Brooks--Time
"Us Makes Us Look in the Mirror--What If We Don't Like What We See?," by Kinitra D. Brooks--Elle
Mention in "#StokersSoWhite: 2016-2018, the fall of tokenism at the HWA"
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