Fine Books & Collections

Octavia E. Butler’s Pasadena

Fine Books & Collections

Debuting later this week at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens [in Pasadena, California] is an exhibition called Mapping Fiction that highlights the way in which mapped spaces have played a role in fiction, e.g., Joyce’s Dublin, Tolkien’s Middle-earth, and Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous island.

Octavia E. Butler’s hand-drawn maps from notes for Parable of the Talents (1998) and her unpublished novel Parable of the Trickster” are also among the highlights of the seventy-item exhibition that examines the ways authors and mapmakers have built compelling fictional worlds.” …

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date recorded 📅2022-01-12
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