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Political theory, science fiction, and utopian literature : Ursula K. Le Guin and the dispossessed

Author: Tony Burns
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work challenges both the widely accepted view thatThe Dispossessed represents a new kind of literary utopia and the place of Ursula K. Le Guin's novel in the histories of utopian/dystopian  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ursula K Le Guin; Ursula K Le Guin; Ursula K Le Guin; Ursula K Le Guin; Ursula Kroeber Le Guin; Ursula K Le Guin; Ursula K Le Guin; Ursula K Le Guin; Ursula K Le Guin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Burns
ISBN: 9780739122822 0739122827
OCLC Number: 202533377
Description: x, 319 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Science fiction and the history of utopian literature : H.G. Wells, Zamyatin, and Le Guin --
Le Guin's dialectical approach to questions of philosophy and politics --
Science and progress in the writings of Zamyatin and Le Guin --
Le Guin's The dispossessed and utopian literature --
Politics and literature in the writings of Le Guin --
Ethics in the writings of Ursula K. Le Guin --
Ethics in the writings of Ursula K. Le Guin --
Anarchist politics in Zamyatin and Le Guin --
Conservatism in the writings of Le Guin --
Le Guin's relevance for political theory today.
Responsibility: Tony Burns.
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