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African Science Fiction / Speculative Fiction

Guide to African Scifi (Tags: africa, africanfuturism, african scifi, afrofuturism, science fiction, scifi, speculative fiction)

Tips for Finding Articles

Articles about this subject can be found in publications from a wide variety of disciplines. Use the databases on this page to get access to thousands of articles examining the subject from different perspectives or browse the key publications shown.

If the full text of an article is not available in a database, click on the sfxfind icon to find other options for getting the article.

Databases for Works of Speculative Fiction

It can sometimes be difficult locating works of speculative fiction, which may be published in blogs, magazines, journals, or by  smaller publishers.  These databases don't give access to full text, but will help you track down publishing information.

Article Databases for Scholarly Works

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