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Scraps of the untainted sky : science fiction, utopia, dystopia

Autor Tom Moylan
Vydavatel: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, ©2000.
Edice: Cultural studies series.
Vydání/formát:   e-kniha : Document : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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Dystopian narrative is a product of the social ferment of the twentieth century. A hundred years of war, famine, disease, state terror, genocide, ecocide, and the depletion of humanity through the buying and selling of everyday life provided fertile ground for this fictive underside of the utopian imagination. From the classical works by E.M. Forster, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Aldous Huxley, George Orwell, and Margaret  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Doplňující formát: Print version:
Moylan, Tom, 1943-
Scraps of the untainted sky.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00061437
(OCoLC)44777237
Typ materiálu: Document, Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu: Internet Resource, Computer File
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Tom Moylan
ISBN: 9781429486897 1429486899
OCLC číslo: 170921745
Popis: 1 online resource (xix, 386 pages).
Obsahy: pt. 1. Science fiction and utopia --
Dangerous visions --
Absent paradigms --
Daring to dream --
pt. 2. Dystopia --
New maps of hell --
The dystopia turn --
The critical dystopia --
pt. 3. Dystopian maneuvers --
Kim Stanley Robinson's other California --
Octavia Butler's parables --
Marge Piercy's tale of hope --
Horizons --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Literary bibliography and filmography --
Index.
Název edice: Cultural studies series.
Odpovědnost: Tom Moylan.

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A cultural studies examination of the 20th-century genre of dystopian fiction in the political and scholarly context of the evolution of science fiction studies and utopian studies since the 1960s.  Přečíst více...

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