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American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history

Author: Peter Swirski
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge transnational perspectives on American literature, 15.
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Swirski, Peter, 1963-
American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history.
New York : Routledge, 2011
(DLC) 2010046678
(OCoLC)671700668
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Swirski
ISBN: 9780203816615 0203816617
OCLC Number: 730501966
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 255 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: life is more important than art or social engineering, eutopia, and evolution --
How I stopped worrying and loved behavioural engineering, or communal life, adaptations, and B.F. Skinner's Walden two --
You're not in Canada until you can hear the loons crying, or voting, people's power, and Ken Kesey's One flew over the cuckoo's nest --
You'll never make a monkey out of me, or altruism, proverbial wisdom, and Bernard Malamud's God's grace --
We better kill the instinct to kill before it kills us, or violence, mind control, and Walker Percy's The Thanatos syndrome --
It can't happen here, or politics, emotions, and Philip Roth's The plot against America.
Series Title: Routledge transnational perspectives on American literature, 15.
Responsibility: Peter Swirski.

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