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Swift, Voltaire, and Utopian Satire

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2017.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Pamela Bedore
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2017.
Summary, etc.:
Continue your exploration of the early history of utopia by examining notable works produced during the two centuries following More's initial work. Compare and contrast the ideas of "classical utopia" and "critical utopia" and understand how laughter was an integral part of 18th-century utopian storytelling, focusing on Voltaire's Candide and Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Literature.
Genre: Education films.

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