Demand the Impossible: Science Fiction and the Utopian Imagination

Demand the Impossible: Science Fiction and the Utopian Imagination


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034307529
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
Publication date: 06/18/2014
Series: Ralahine Utopian Studies Series , #14
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Tom Moylan is Glucksman Professor Emeritus in the School of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication, Adjunct Professor in the School of Architecture, and Co-Director of the Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies at the University of Limerick.
Raffaella Baccolini is Professor of American Literature and Gender at the University of Bologna at Forlì.

Table of Contents

Contents: The Critical Utopia – The Utopian Imagination – The Literary Utopia – Joanna Russ, The Female Man – Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed – Marge Piercy, Woman on the Edge of Time – Samuel R. Delany, Triton – «And we are here as on a darkling plain»: Reconsidering Utopia in Huxley’s Island – Reflections on Demand the Impossible.

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