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Great utopian and dystopian works of literature [electronic resource] / Professor Pamela Bedore, University of Connecticut.

Bedore, Pamela, 1972- (teacher,, speaker.). Bedore, Pamela, 1972- Great utopian and dystopian works of literature, course guidebook. (author.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (20 video files (approximately 600 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 7 H.G. Wells and Utopian Science Fiction Episode 11 George Orwell and Totalitarian Dystopia Episode 1 Utopia Episode 16 Ursula K. Le Guin and the Ambiguous Utopia Episode 19 Octavia Butler and Utopian Hybridity Episode 18 Octavia Butler and the Utopian Alien Episode 17 Samuel Delany and Heterotopia Episode 13 Philip K. Dick's Dystopian Crime Prevention Episode 10 Aldous Huxley and Dystopian Pleasure Episode 15 The Feminist Utopian Movement of the 1970s Episode 12 John Wyndham and Young Adult Dystopia Episode 6 Edward Bellamy and Utopian Activism Episode 5 Samuel Butler and Utopian Technologies Episode 24 The Future of Utopia and Dystopia Episode 14 Anthony Burgess, Free Will, and Dystopia Episode 4 American Dreamers Episode 22 Cyberpunk Dystopia Episode 21 Suzanne Collins and Dystopian Games Episode 20 Margaret Atwood and Environmental Dystopia Episode 2 Thomas More and Utopian Origins.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Professor Pamela Bedore, lecturer.
Summary, etc.:
Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature plunges you into the history and development of utopian ideas and their dystopian counterparts. You'll encounter some of the most powerful and influential texts in this genre as you travel centuries into the past and thousands of years into the future, through worlds that are beautiful, laughable, terrifying, and always thought-provoking.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Dystopias in literature.
Utopias in literature.

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