Kennedy, K. (2021). Spice and Ecology in Herbert’s Dune: Altering the Mind and the PlanetScience Fiction Studies, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 444-461. [pre-production version, hosted on ResearchGate]

Kennedy, K. (2021). Frank Herbert, the Bene Gesserit, and the Complexity of Women in the World of Dune.

Kennedy, K. (2021). Lawrence of Arabia, Paul Atreides, and the Roots of Frank Herbert’s

Kennedy, K. (2020). The Softer Side of Dune: The Impact of the Social Sciences on World-Building. In M.J.P. Wolf (Ed.), Exploring Imaginary Worlds: Essays on Media, Structure, and Subcreation (pp. 159-174). Routledge. [pre-production version, hosted on this site]

Kennedy, K. (2016). Epic World-Building: Names and Cultures in Dune. Names, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 99–108. DOI: 10.1080/00277738.2016.1159450 [production version, hosted on ResearchGate]

~books and other articles on Dune forthcoming~



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