The utopia reader /

The Utopia Reader compiles primary texts from a variety of authors and movements across history that have explored how to envision different ways of life, and why we do so. The volume includes texts ranging from classical Greek literature, the Old Testament and Plato's Republic, to Sir Thomas M...

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Other Authors: Claeys, Gregory (Editor), Sargent, Lyman Tower, 1940- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: New York : New York University Press, [2017]
Edition:Second edition.


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505 0 |a Introduction -- Utopianism before Thomas More -- The golden age -- Works and days / Hesiod -- Metamorphoses / Ovid -- Fourth eclogue / Vergil -- Earthly paradises -- The Garden of Eden -- Genesis -- The Elysian Fields -- Fragments / Pindar -- Islands of the blest -- Epode 16 / Horace -- Earthly paradises and the Middle Ages -- The Garden of Eden -- Dracontius -- The land of prester John -- The lawgivers -- Solon -- Lycurgus -- Utopias and utopian satires -- Republic / Plato -- Ecclesiazusae / Aristophanes -- The prophets -- Isaiah -- Hellenistic utopias -- Heliopolis / Iambulus -- Saturnalia -- Saturnalia / Lucian of Samosata -- The millennium -- The revelation of St. John -- Il Baruch -- The arrangement of the New People of God in the Third State after the model of the Heavenly Jerusalem / Joachim of Fiore -- Monasticism -- The rule of St. Benedict -- The rule of St. Francis -- The cockaigne -- Telecleides -- Cockaigne -- The sixteenth century -- Utopia / Thomas More -- The abbey of Theleme / François Rabelais -- Of the cannibals / Michel de Montaigne -- The seventeenth century -- Mundus alter et idem / Joseph Hall -- The tempest / William Shakespeare -- The city of the sun / Tommaso Campanella -- New Atlantis / Francis Bacon -- The law of freedom in a platform / Gerrard Winstanley -- The inventory of judgements commonwealth / Margaret Cavendish -- The commonwealth of oceana / James Harrington -- The eighteenth century -- Gulliver's travels / Jonathan Swift -- A discourse on the origin and foundations of inequality among men / Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Memoirs of the year two thousand five hundred / Louis Sébastien Mercier -- L'andrographe / Nicolas-Edmé Restif de la Bretonne -- Enquiry concerning political justice / William Godwin -- Greenfield Hill / Timothy Dwight -- Sketch for a historical picture of the progress of the human mind / Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet -- The constitution of Spensonia / Thomas Spence -- The nineteenth century -- Communal societies as utopias -- Shakers -- The Shaker compendium / Frederick William Evans -- The millennial laws or gospel statutes and ordinances adapted to the day of Christ's second appearing -- Shaker covenant -- Amana, or the Community of true inspiration -- The twenty-one rules for the examination of our daily lives -- Oneida -- System of criticism -- Selections describing the phalanstery / Charles Fourier -- American Fourierism -- Association / Albert Brisbane -- Modern times -- Autobiography / Moncure Conway -- Utopianism and Utopian literature -- Equality, a history of Lithconia -- Sketch of a new political system / Charles Henri de Saint-Simon -- The paradise within reach of all men, without labour, by powers of nature and machinery / John Adolphus Etzler -- The book of the new moral world / Robert Owen -- Voyage to icaria / Étienne Cabet -- The communist manifesto / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels -- Erewhon / Samuel Butler -- Looking backward: 2000-1887 / Edward Bellamy -- William Morris's review of Edward Bellamy, Looking backward --News from Nowhere / William Morris -- Edward Bellamy's review of William Morris, News from Nowhere -- Caesar's column / Ignatius Donnelly -- Freeland / Theodor Hertzka -- A traveler from Altruria / William Dean Howells -- A new Eden / Andrew Acworth -- The twentieth century -- A modern utopia / H.G. Wells -- Underground man / Gabriel Tarde -- "Sultana's dream" / Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain -- Herland / Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- We / Yvgeni Zamiatin -- Swastika night / Katherine Burdekin -- Brave new world / Aldous Huxley -- Brave new world revisited -- Darkness and the light / Olaf Stapledon -- Walden two / B.F. Skinner -- "Walden two revisited" -- Nineteen eighty-four / George Orwell -- "The day before the revolution" / Ursula K. LeGuin -- Ectopia: the notebooks and reports of William Weston / Ernest Callenbach -- "separation anxiety" / Evie Shockley -- Afterword: the twenty-first century -- Young adult dystopias -- Survivalist dystopias -- Non-print dystopias -- Occupy -- Notes. 
520 |a The Utopia Reader compiles primary texts from a variety of authors and movements across history that have explored how to envision different ways of life, and why we do so. The volume includes texts ranging from classical Greek literature, the Old Testament and Plato's Republic, to Sir Thomas More's Utopia, to George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four and beyond. By balancing well-known and obscure examples, this volume provides a comprehensive and definitive collection of the various ways Utopias have been conceived throughout history and how Utopian ideals have served as criticisms of existing sociocultural conditions. This second edition includes many historically well-known works, little-known-but-influential texts, and contemporary writings, providing more expansive coverage of the varieties of approaches and responses to the concept of utopia in the past, present and even the future. In this edition are more classic feminist writings and work by authors of color, as well as recent new trends such as ecological ideals of Utopia. Furthermore, Claeys and Sargent highlight popular twenty-first century narrative explorations of Utopias through the genres of young adult dystopias, survivalist dystopias and non-print utopias. Covering a range of original theories of utopianism and revealing the nuances and concerns of writers across history as they attempt to envision different, ideal societies, The Utopia Reader remains an essential resource for students and scholars alike. 
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