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The utopian fantastic : selected essays from the twentieth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

Author: Martha A Bartter
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2004.
Series: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 105.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzes utopian and dystopian political systems through works of fantastic literature.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (20th : 1999 : Fort Lauderdale, Fla.).
Utopian fantastic.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2004
(DLC) 2003053627
(OCoLC)52381177
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martha A Bartter
ISBN: 9780313072611 0313072612 1281111120 9781281111128
OCLC Number: 148080465
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 157 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Not So Blind Hope: An Introduction by Thomas Morrisey Dark Shadows and Bright Lights: Generators and Maintainers of Utopias and Dystopias by Roger Schlobin Mapping Utopias: Spatial and Temporal Sites of Meaning by John C. Hawley We Are Marching to Utopia: Kurt Vonnegut's "Player Piano" by Donald E. Morse David Mamet's "The Water Engine": The Utopian Ideal as Social Control by Jeanne Beckwith Kim Stanley Robinson's Martian Vision by Carl Swindorski Women and Mad Science: Women as Witnesses to the Scientific Recreation of Humanity by Cherilyn Lacy Digital Ambivalence: Utopia, Dystopia, and the Digital Cosmos by Dennis M. Weiss Apprehending Identity in the Alldera Novels of Suzy McKee Charnas by Bill Clemente You Can't Go Home Again: "Kirinyaga" by Mike Resnick by Lynn F. Williams and Martha A. Bartter "Momutes": Momentary Utopias in Tepper's Trilogies by Robin Anne Reid Of Dystopias and Icons: Brin's "The Postman" and Butler's "Parable of the Sower" by Oscar De Los Santos Beyond Personal Introspection: Classroom Response to Sherri Tepper's "The Gate to Women's Country" by Tamara Wilson The Nature of "Outsider Dystopias": Atwood, Starhawk, and Abbey by Sharon Stevenson News from Somewhere: A Case for Romance-Tradition Fantasy's Reformist Poetic by Kelly Searsmith
Series Title: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 105.
Responsibility: edited by Martha Bartter.
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