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Title Utopian Moments [electronic resource]: Reading Utopian Texts
Publication Info. London : Bloomsbury Academic April 2012 London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc [Distributor]
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Description 192 p. 23.400 x 015.600 cm.
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Summary Annotation Within literature, history, politics, philosophy and theology, the interpretation of utopian ideals has evolved constantly. Juxtaposing historical views on utopian diagnoses, prescriptions and on the character and value of utopian thought with more modern interpretations, this volume explores how our ideal utopia has transformed over time.Challenging long-held interpretations, the contributors turn a fresh eye to canonical texts, and open them up to a twenty-first century audience. From Moore'sUtopiato Le Guin'sThe Dispossessed,Utopian Momentsputs forward a lively and accessible debate on the nature and significance of utopian thought and tradition.Each essay focuses on a key passage from the selected work using it to encourage both the specialist and the reader new to the field to read afresh. Written by an international team of leading scholars, the essays range from the sixteenth century to the present day and are designed to be both stimulating and accessible.
Audience College Audience Bloomsbury Academic
Local Subject Utopias In Literature
Utopias
Literary Criticism -- General
Political Science -- Utopias
Added Author Davis,J. C. Editor Editor.
Avil├ęs,Miguel Editor Editor.
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ISBN 9781849668217
1849668213 (Trade Paper) USD 28.95 Retail Price (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc) Active Record
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