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America as Utopia / edited by Kenneth M. Roemer.

New York : B. Franklin, [1981] .
ISBN 0891021698, 9780891021698

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Other Authors Roemer, Kenneth M., 1945-
Subjects American fiction -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
Utopias in literature.
Series American cultural heritage series ; 5.
Description vi, 410 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Also issued online.
Contents Defining America as utopia / Kenneth M. Roemer -- [The authors' views] -- How and why I wrote Looking backward / Edward Bellamy -- Utopia as an experimental culture / B.F. Skinner -- I write entopian novels / Robert H. Rimmer -- Buck Rogers in the new Jerusalem / Thomas M. Disch -- [Case studies] -- Anticipating the sunburst -- dream and vision : the exemplary case of Bellamy and Morris / Darko Suvin -- The mysterious traveler in the speculative fiction of Howells and Twain / Frederick E. Pratter -- Jack London's utopian dystopia and dystopian utopia / Gorman Beauchamp -- The ghost in the machine : the theme of player piano / David Y. Hughes -- [Themes, types, and forms] -- The impact of political theory on narrative structures / Jean Pfaelzer -- The utopian hero / Arthur O. Lewis -- The new world that Eve made : feminist utopias written by nineteenth-century women / Barbara C. Quissell -- The well-manicured landscape : nature in utopia / Donald C. Burt -- In search of Zion : an annotated bibliography of the ten lost tribes of Israel in utopia / Stuart Teitler -- Capitalist eutopias in America / Lyman Tower Sargent -- The modern shrunken utopia / Robert Plank -- [Bibliographic and historical surveys] -- From millennium to utopia Americana / Joel Nydahl -- Early fictional futures, 1798-1864 / Joel Nydahl -- Post-Civil war, pre-looking backward utopia : 1865-87 / Charles J. Rooney -- Utopia and Victorian culture : 1888-99 / Kenneth M. Roemer -- Utopia divesified : 1900-49 / Howard P. Segal -- Eutopias and dystopias in science fiction : 1950-75 / Lyman Tower Sargent -- A selected checklist of secondary sources / Kenneth M. Roemer -- [Epilogue] -- Extract from 'An ambiguous utopia' / Ursula K. LeGuin.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5726114
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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