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Tenses of imagination : Raymond Williams on science fiction, utopia and dystopia

Author: Raymond Williams; Andrew Milner
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2010.
Series: Ralahine utopian studies, v. 7.
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Raymond Williams was an enormously influential figure in late twentieth-century intellectual life as a novelist, playwright and critic, British Sartre, as "The Times" put it. This volume brings  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Raymond Williams; Raymond Williams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Williams; Andrew Milner
ISBN: 9783039118267 3039118269
OCLC Number: 430678958
Description: x, 243 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Space anthropology, utopia, and putropia: left culturalism --
Science fiction --
William Morris --
George Orwell --
The future story as social formula novel --
Terror --
Texts in their contexts: cultural materialism --
Nineteen eighty-four --
The city and the future --
On Orwell: an interview --
On Morris: an interview --
Learning from Le Guin: (anti-) postmodernism --
Utopia and science fiction --
The tenses of imagination --
Beyond actually existing socialism --
Resources for a journey of hope --
Nineteen eighty-four in 1984 --
The future novels --
From the volunteers --
From the fight for Manod.
Series Title: Ralahine utopian studies, v. 7.
Responsibility: Andrew Milner.
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