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Title Dark horizons : science fiction and the dystopian imagination / edited by Raffaella Baccolini and Tom Moylan
Published New York ; London : Routledge, 2003
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Contents Introduction. Dystopia and Histories / RAFFAELLA BACCOLINI AND TOM MOYLAN -- Utopia in Dark Times: Optimism/ Pessimism and Utopia/Dystopia / RUTH LEVITAS AND LUCY SARGISSON -- Genre Blending and the Critical Dystopia / JANE DONAWERTH -- The Writing of Utopia and the Feminist Critical Dystopia: Suzy McKee Charnas's Holdfast Series / ILDNEY CAVALCANTI -- Cyberpunk and Dystopia: Pat Cadigan's Networks / DAVID SEED -- Posthuman Bodies and Agency in Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis / NAOMI JACOBS -- "A useful knowledge of the present is rooted in the past": Memory and Historical Reconciliation in Ursula K. Le Guin's The Telling / RAFFAELLA BACCOLINI -- "The moment is here ... and it's important": State, Agency, and Dystopia in Kim Stanley Robinson's Antarctica and Ursula K. Le Guin's The Telling / TOM MOYLAN -- Unmasking the Real? Critique and Utopia in Recent SF Films / PETER FITTING -- Where the Prospective Horizon Is Omitted: Naturalism and Dystopia in Fight Club and Ghost Dog / PHILLIP E. WEGNER -- Theses on Dystopia 2001 / DARKO SUVIN -- Concrete Dystopia: Slavery and Its Others / MARIA VARSAM -- The Problem of the "Flawed Utopia": A Note on the Costs of Eutopia / LYMAN TOWER SARGENT -- Conclusion. Critical Dystopia and Possibilities / RAFFAELLA BACCOLINI AND TOM MOYLAN
Subject Dystopias in literature.
Science fiction films -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Utopias in literature.
Utopias -- English-speaking countries.
Genre/Form Dystopias.
Utopian fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317793557
Other Titles Science fiction and the dystopian imagination