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- PublisherVerlag Peter Lang
- Date of Publication05/01/2008
- GenreGovernment & Constitution
- Series TitleRalahine Utopian Studies
- Series Part/Volume Number2
- Place of PublicationPieterlen
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- First Published2008
- ImprintVerlag Peter Lang
- Weight620 g
- Width220 mm
- Height150 mm
- Edited byMichael J. Griffin,Tom Moylan
- Edition StatementNew edition
- Table Of ContentsContents: Michael J. Griffin/Tom Moylan: Introduction: Exploring Utopia - Ruth Levitas: The Archive of the Feet: Memory, Place, and Utopia - Eugene O'Brien: Towards Justice to Come : Derrida and Utopian Justice - Susan McManus: Truth, Temporality, and Theorizing Resistance - Christopher Yorke: Three Archetypes for the Clarification of Utopian Theorizing - Vincent Geoghegan: Utopia and the Memory of Religion - Antonis Balasopoulos: The Fractured Image: Plato, the Greeks, and the Figure of the Ideal City - Geraldine Sheridan: Technological Utopia/Dystopia in the Plates of the Encyclopedie - Matthew Beaumont: The Party of Utopia: Utopian Fiction and the Politics of Readership 1880-1900 - Dan Smith: H.G. Wells's First Utopia: Materiality and Portent - Michael G. Kelly: Immanence and the Utopian Impulse: On Philippe Jaccottet's Readings of AE and Robert Musil - Philip Schweighauser: Who's Afraid of Dystopia? William Gibson's Neuromancer and Fredric Jameson's Writing on Utopia and Science Fiction - Paula Murphy: Paradise Lost: The Destruction of Utopia in The Beach - Michael J. Griffin/Dara Waldron: Across Time and Space: The Utopian Impulses of Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker - Caitriona Ni Dhuill: One loves the girl for what she is, and the boy for what he promises to be : Gender Discourse in Ernst Bloch's Das Prinzip Hoffnung - Aidan O'Malley: Rhyming Hope and History in the Fifth Province - Timothy Keane: The Chartist Land Plan: An English Dream, an Irish Nightmare - Lucian M. Ashworth: The League of Nations as a Utopian Project: The Labour Party Advisory Committee on International Questions and the Search for a New World Order - Jenny Andersson: Beyond Utopia? The Knowledge Society and the Third Way - Andrew J. Brown: Witchcrafting Selves: Remaking Person and Community in a Neo-Pagan Utopian Scene - Barrie Wharton: From Shukri Mustafa to the Ashwaiyat: Utopianism in Egyptian Islamism.
- Author BiographyThe Editors: Michael J. Griffin (Lecturer in English Studies, University of Limerick) has published several articles on eighteenth-century, utopian, and Irish studies, in journals such as the Review of English Studies, Eighteenth-Century Ireland, the Field Day Review, and Utopian Studies. Tom Moylan (Glucksman Professor and Director, Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies, University of Limerick) has published Demand the Impossible: Science Fiction and the Utopian Imagination; Scraps of the Untainted Sky: Science Fiction, Utopia, Dystopia; Dark Horizons: Science Fiction and the Dystopian Imagination; and Utopia Method Vision: The Use Value of Social Dreaming (with Raffaella Baccolini).
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