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Transformations of language in modern dystopias

Author: David W Sisk
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Series: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 75.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting a generic model of dystopian language use, this volume traces the evolution of language's centrality in 20th-century dystopias in English, beginning with Huxley's "Brave New World" and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sisk, David W., 1963-
Transformations of language in modern dystopias.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997
(OCoLC)606342950
Named Person: Thomas More, Saint; Thomas More, Saint; Thomas More, Saint
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David W Sisk
ISBN: 0313304114 9780313304118
OCLC Number: 36629940
Description: 206 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. The Language of Dystopia --
2. "Plus 'Parfaite' et Moins Libre" --
3. "It's a Beautiful Thing, the Destruction of Words" --
4. "Milk with Knives in It" --
5. The Evolving Nature of Dystopian Languages --
6. Language and the Feminist Dystopia --
7. "You Never Know Where It Begun Realy" --
8. Claiming Mastery Over the Word.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 75.
Responsibility: David W. Sisk.

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