Kennedy, K. (2021). Women’s Agency in the Dune Universe: Tracing Women’s Liberation through Science Fiction. Palgrave.
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Kennedy, K. (2021). Spice and Ecology in Herbert’s Dune: Altering the Mind and the Planet. Science 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. Tor.com
Kennedy, K. (2021). Lawrence of Arabia, Paul Atreides, and the Roots of Frank Herbert’s Dune. Tor.com
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]
~another book and other articles on Dune forthcoming~