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Dreams of paradise, visions of apocalypse : utopia and dystopia in American culture

Author: J Verheul
Publisher: Amsterdam : VU University Press, 2004.
Series: European contributions to American studies, 51.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Verheul
ISBN: 9053838988 9789053838983
OCLC Number: 54897329
Description: vii, 252 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: utopia and dystopia in American culture / Jaap Verheul --
America and the "British revolution": geopolitics and transatlantic emigration in the 1790s' Jacobin and anti-Jacobin novel / W.M. Verhoeven --
Debating domesticity: women, history, and utopia in the early republic / Teresa Murphy --
The leopard's spots: Thomas Dixon's dystopia of radical reconstruction / Anneke Leenhouts --
"The eyes of all people are upon us": utopia, dystopia and Brooklyn Bridge / Richard Haw --
"In perfect operation": social vision and the building of the Panama Canal / Alexander Missal --
Producerist dreams and the dystopia of "wage slavery" and "progress" / Mel van Elteren --
Bullying the pulpit: Harold Frederic's challenge to authority in American culture / Lisa MacFarlane --
A utopian America: Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Herland / Matilde Martin González --
Resuscitating Wilhelm Kieft: utopian alternatives to dystopian traditions / Christopher Pierce --
Dangers within and dangers without: director-general Petrus Stuyvesant and the building of a new society / Jaap Jacobs --
Los Angeles in the 1930s: magic city, white utopia, or multicultural museum? / Julia Leyda --
"The fall of America": confessional narrative and the documentary literature of the Great Depression / Richard Nate --
In and out of history: Forest Lawn's ideal America / Kevin McNamara
Series Title: European contributions to American studies, 51.
Responsibility: edited by Jaap Verheul.
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