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Cambridge Companion to Utopian Literature

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ISBN-10: 0521714141

ISBN-13: 9780521714143

Edition: 2010

Authors: Gregory Claeys

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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/5/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188

Gregory Claeys is Professor of the History of Political Thought at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has written and edited numerous books, including Searching for Utopia, The Utopia Reader, and The Cambridge Companion to Utopian Literature.

Preface
Brief chronology of key works of utopian literature and thought
History
The concept of utopia
Thomas More's Utopia: sources, legacy and interpretation
Utopianism after More: the Renaissance and Enlightenment
Varieties of nineteenth-century utopias
The origins of dystopia: Wells, Huxley and Orwell
Literature
Utopia, dystopia and science fiction
Utopia and Romance
Feminism and utopianism
Colonial and post-colonial utopias Lyman
'Non-western' utopian traditions
Ecology and utopia Brian
Further reading