Fairy Race
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"THE FAIRY RACE: ARTEMIS FOWL AND HIERARCHIES OF RACE AND GENDER"

In this essay, I argue that the progressive promise that the Artemis Fowl series holds out by including minority and non-heteronormative characters is undercut by the books' insistence on identifying its hero as straight, vampirically white, and hierarchically superior to all other characters.

Bibliographic information

“The Fairy Race: Artemis Fowl and Hierarchies of Race and Gender.” Raced Bodies, Erased Lives: Race in YA Dystopian and Speculative Fiction. Eds. Meghan Gilbert-Hickey and Miranda Green-Barteet. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, forthcoming.