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Great utopian and dystopian works of literature

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"Join an award-winning professor on a tour through literature's utopian dreams and dystopian nightmares" -- page [4] of cover.

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Lyons Public Library DVD G77 (Text)
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  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 720 minutes) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 237 pages ; 19 cm).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : The Great Courses : The Teaching Company, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Course no. 2341."
Accompanied by the course guidebook of the same title.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. 1. Utopia: The perfect nowhere -- 2. Thomas More and Utopian origins --Disc 2. 3. Swift, Voltaire, and utopian satire -- 4. American dreamers: Hawthorne and Alcott -- Disc 3. 5. Samuel Butler and utopian technologies -- 6. Edward Bellamy and utopian activism -- Disc. 4. 7. H.G. Wells and utopian science fiction -- 8. Charlotte Perkins Gilman and gendered utopia -- Disc 5. 9. Yevgeny Zamyatin and dystopian uniformity -- 10. Aldous Huxley and dystopian pleasure -- Disc 6. 11. George Orwell and Totalitarian dystopia -- 12. John Wyndham and young adult dystopia. Volume two, Disc 7. 13. Philip K. Dick's dystopian crime prevention -- 14. Anthony Burgess, free will, and dystopia -- Disc 8. The feminist utopian movement of the 1970s -- Ursula K. Le Guin and the ambiguous utopia -- Disc 9. Samuel Delany and the heterotopia -- Octavia Butler and the utopian alien -- Disc 10. Octavia Butler and utopian hybridity -- Margaret Atwood and environmental dystopia -- Disc 11. Suzanne Collins and dystopian games -- Cyberpunk dystopia: Doctorow and Anderson -- Disc 12. Apocalyptic literature in the 21st century -- The future of utopia and dystopia.
Summary, etc.:
"Join an award-winning professor on a tour through literature's utopian dreams and dystopian nightmares" -- page [4] of cover.
System Details Note:
DVD video, Dolby digital, NTSC.
Subject: Dystopias in literature.
Utopias in literature.


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