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Utopian Visions and Revisions : Or the Uses of Ideal Worlds, Hardback Book

Utopian Visions and Revisions : Or the Uses of Ideal Worlds Hardback



The book focuses on different uses of the concepts of utopia, dystopia, and anti-utopia.

The author analyses literature, cinema, and rock music, as well as scientific and legal motifs in utopian fiction.

He also considers the functions of Jewish characters in early modern utopias and looks at the utopian aspects of scientific claims of literary and cultural theories.

Utopian models are also applied to the practice of literature (socialist realism) and current socio-political affairs.

Among the texts and films discussed are "Utopia", "New Atlantis", "Gulliver’s Travels", "Memoirs of Signor Gaudentio di Lucca", "Nineteen Eighty-Four", "A Minor Apocalypse", "Lord of the Flies", and "Even Dwarfs Started Small".

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