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Genetic Determinism and the Social Construction of Gender in Octavia E. Butler's Lilith's Brood

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Lheureux, Camille ULiège
Promotor(s) : Romdhani, Rebecca ULiège
Date of defense : 26-Aug-2019/6-Sep-2019 • Permalink : http://hdl.handle.net/2268.2/7608
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Title : Genetic Determinism and the Social Construction of Gender in Octavia E. Butler's Lilith's Brood
Translated title : [fr] Le déterminisme génétique et la construction sociale du genre dans 'Lilith's Brood' d'Octavia E. Butler
Author : Lheureux, Camille ULiège
Date of defense  : 26-Aug-2019/6-Sep-2019
Advisor(s) : Romdhani, Rebecca ULiège
Committee's member(s) : Delrez, Marc ULiège
Bada, Valérie ULiège
Language : English
Number of pages : 99
Keywords : [en] Octavia Butler
[en] Lilith's Brood
[en] Xenogenesis
[en] genetic determinism
[en] gender
[en] social contruction of gender
[en] science fiction
[en] Afrofuturism
[en] sex
[en] transgender
[en] transgenderism
[en] nonbinarism
[en] homosexuality
[en] manhood
[en] womanhood
[en] hierarchy
[en] African American literature
Discipline(s) : Arts & humanities > Literature
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Institution(s) : Université de Liège, Liège, Belgique
Degree: Master en langues et lettres modernes, orientation germaniques, à finalité didactique
Faculty: Master thesis of the Faculté de Philosophie et Lettres

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[en] This thesis focuses on sex and gender in Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis trilogy. It discusses topics such as masculinity and femininity, homosexuality, transgenderism, and nonbinarism by looking at genetic determinism and the social construction of gender in the story.


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  • Lheureux, Camille ULiège Université de Liège > Master lang. & lettres mod., or. germ. à fin.

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  • Delrez, Marc ULiège Université de Liège - ULiège > Département de langues modernes : ling., litt. et trad. > Littérature anglaise moderne et littérature américaine
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  • Bada, Valérie ULiège Université de Liège - ULiège > Département de langues modernes : ling., litt. et trad. > Traduction de l'anglais vers le français
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