Parable of the Talents

TitleParable of the Talents
Year for Search1998
AuthorsButler, Octavia E[stelle](1947-2006)
Date Published1998
PublisherSeven Stories Press
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Female author
Annotation

Sequel to 1993 Butler in which the community started in the previous volume is taken over by religious fundamentalists. 

Info Notes

Bothered by writer’s block and health issues, she was unable to write the third volume. The fragments that exist are held in her papers at the Huntington Library. See Gerry Canavan, “‘There’s Nothing New Under The Sun, But There Are New Suns’: Recovering Octavia E. Butler’s Lost Parables.” Los Angeles Review of Books (June 9, 2014). https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/theres-nothing-new-sun-new-suns-recovering-octavia-e-butlers-lost-parables/

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Author Note

African-American female author (1947-2006).

Full Text

1998 Butler, Octavia E[stelle] (1947-2006). Parable of the Talents. New York: Seven Stories Press. PSt

Sequel to 1993 Butler in which the community started in the previous volume is taken over by religious fundamentalists. Bothered by writer’s block and health issues, she was unable to write the third volume. The fragments that exist are held in her papers at the Huntington Library. See Gerry Canavan, “‘There’s Nothing New Under The Sun, But There Are New Suns’: Recovering Octavia E. Butler’s Lost Parables.” Los Angeles Review of Books (June 9, 2014). https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/theres-nothing-new-sun-new-suns-recovering-octavia-e-butlers-lost-parables/ African-American female author.