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

Auteur : Tom Moylan
Éditeur : Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, ©2000.
Collection : Cultural studies series.
Édition/format :   Livre électronique : Document : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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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  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Format – détails additionnels : Print version:
Moylan, Tom, 1943-
Scraps of the untainted sky.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, c2000
(DLC) 00061437
(OCoLC)44777237
Type d’ouvrage : Document, Ressource Internet
Format : Ressource Internet, Fichier informatique
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Tom Moylan
ISBN : 9781429486897 1429486899
Numéro OCLC : 170921745
Description : 1 online resource (xix, 386 p.)
Contenu : 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.
Titre de collection : Cultural studies series.
Responsabilité : 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.  Lire la suite...

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