Since the early rise of the novel, utopian stories have held the public imagination. This critical text argues that though these books may appear to be social statements or ideological propaganda, they should be treated as literary texts, not as blueprints for a human community. Thomas More's... read more
Foreword by Patrick Parrinder
1. Utopia the Protean Concept
2. Encounters with a Stranger
3. Glimpses of a Moving Picture
4. After Utopia? Anti-Utopia and Science Fiction in the 20th Century
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