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Dystopian literature : a theory and research guide

Author: M Keith Booker
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
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Dystopian literature - related to utopian writing - depicts the flaws and failures of imaginary societies. This reference profiles and discusses eight significant dystopian works; the rest of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Booker, M. Keith.
Dystopian literature.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(OCoLC)624386357
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Keith Booker
ISBN: 0313291152 9780313291159
OCLC Number: 29312455
Description: xiii, 408 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Introduction --
A Guide to Selected Modern Cultural Criticism with Relevance to Dystopian Literature --
A Guide to Selected Utopian Fictions --
Dystopian Fiction --
A Guide to Selected Dystopian Drama --
A Guide to Selected Dystopian Films --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: M. Keith Booker.
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