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Positing that a radical utopianism is one of the most vital impulses of feminist politics, Partial Visions traces the articulation of this impulse in the work of Euro-American, French and German women writers of the 1970s. It argues that this feminist utopianism both continued and reconceptualized a critical dimension of Left politics, yet concludes that feminist utopianism is not just visionary, but myopic - time and culture bound - as well.

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9780415015189 | Routledge, February 1, 1992, cover price $125.00 | also contains Home Preserving: Making the Most of Your Home Produce

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9783034308977 | Reprint edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, October 29, 2015), cover price $51.95
9780415015196 | Routledge, December 1, 1991, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Positing that a radical utopianism is one of the most vital impulses of feminist politics, Partial Visions traces the articulation of this impulse in the work of Euro-American, French and German women writers of the 1970s.

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9780203169148 | Routledge, May 20, 2003, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: What is utopia if not a perfect world, impossible to achieve? Anahid Nersessian reveals a basic misunderstanding lurking behind that ideal. In Utopia, Limited she enlists William Blake, William Wordsworth, John Keats, and others to redefine utopianism as a positive investment in limitations...read more

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9780674434578 | Harvard Univ Pr, March 9, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: What is utopia if not a perfect world, impossible to achieve?

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9780813936239, titled "Utopian Geographies & the Early English Novel" | Univ of Virginia Pr, October 1, 2014, cover price $45.00

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Product Description: Shockwaves of Possibility explores the deep utopianism of one of the most significant modern cultural practices: science fiction. The author contends that utopianism is not simply a motif in SF, but rather is fundamental to its narrative dynamics...read more

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9783034307413 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, September 16, 2014, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: Shockwaves of Possibility explores the deep utopianism of one of the most significant modern cultural practices: science fiction.
9780387909936, titled "Complex Analysis: A Functional Analysis Approach" | Springer Verlag, July 1, 1984, cover price $26.50 | also contains Complex Analysis: A Functional Analysis Approach | About this edition: The main idea of this book is to present a good portion of the standard material on functions of a complex variable, as well as some new material, from the point of view of functional analysis.

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Product Description: A study of European utopias in context from the early years of Henry VIII's reign to the Restoration, this book is the first comprehensive attempt since J. C. Davis' Utopia and the Ideal Society (1981) to understand the societies projected by utopian literature from Thomas More's Utopia (1516) to the political idealism and millenarianism of the mid-seventeenth century...read more

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9781472425034 | Ashgate Pub Co, July 28, 2014, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: A study of European utopias in context from the early years of Henry VIII's reign to the Restoration, this book is the first comprehensive attempt since J.

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9780415899123 | Routledge, January 16, 2013, cover price $145.00

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9781138813953 | Reprint edition (Routledge, November 10, 2014), cover price $48.95

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Product Description: Although published in 1986, Demand the Impossible was written from inside the oppositional political culture of the 1970s. Reading works by Joanna Russ, Ursula K. Le Guin, Marge Piercy, and Samuel R. Delany as indicative texts in the intertext of utopian science fiction, Tom Moylan originated the concept of the «critical utopia» as both a periodizing and conceptual tool for capturing the creative and critical capabilities of the utopian imagination and utopian agency...read more

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9783034307529 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 18, 2014, cover price $51.95 | About this edition: Although published in 1986, Demand the Impossible was written from inside the oppositional political culture of the 1970s.

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Product Description: This study examines feminist speculative fiction from the late twentieth- and early twenty-first century, and finds within it a new vision for the future. Rejecting notions of postmodern utopia as exclusionary, Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor advances one defined in terms of hospitality, casting what she calls "imaginative sympathy" as the foundation of utopian desire...read more

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9781107038356 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 31, 2013, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This study examines feminist speculative fiction from the late twentieth- and early twenty-first century, and finds within it a new vision for the future.

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Product Description: Utopianism, Modernism, and Literature in the Twentieth Century explores connections between utopian politics and modernism across a wide-ranging selection of twentieth-century literature.
By Nathan Waddell (editor)

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9780230358935 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 7, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Utopianism, Modernism, and Literature in the Twentieth Century explores connections between utopian politics and modernism across a wide-ranging selection of twentieth-century literature.

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Product Description: The emergence of Utopian Studies as a dynamic field of inquiry situated at the crossroads of several disciplines is a striking development of the past few decades. It is symptomatic of a general trend towards the overcoming of epistemological and institutional boundaries, and has borne fruit in a number of ways...read more

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9781443846257 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, May 1, 2013, cover price $75.95 | About this edition: The emergence of Utopian Studies as a dynamic field of inquiry situated at the crossroads of several disciplines is a striking development of the past few decades.

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Product Description: Upon its original publication in 1970, Robert C. Elliott’s The Shape of Utopia influenced both some of the major scholars of an emerging utopian and science fiction studies, including Darko Suvin, Louis Marin and Fredric Jameson, and authors of new utopian fiction ranging from Ursula K...read more

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9783034307727 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 26, 2013, cover price $51.95 | About this edition: Upon its original publication in 1970, Robert C.

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Product Description: In the decades after the French Revolution, philosophers, artists, and social scientists set out to chart and build a way to a new world and their speculative blueprints circulated like banknotes in a parallel economy of ideas. Examining representations of ideal societies in nineteenth-century French culture, Daniel Sipe argues that the dream-image of the literary or art-historical utopia does not disappear but rather is profoundly altered by its proximity to the social utopianism of the day...read more

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9781409447764 | Ashgate Pub Co, May 30, 2013, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: In the decades after the French Revolution, philosophers, artists, and social scientists set out to chart and build a way to a new world and their speculative blueprints circulated like banknotes in a parallel economy of ideas.

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Product Description: The United States today is afflicted with political alienation, militarized violence, institutionalized poverty, and social agony. Worst of all, perhaps, it is afflicted with chronic and acute ahistoricism. America insist on ignoring the context of its present dilemmas...read more

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9780415891929 | Routledge, April 11, 2011, cover price $141.00 | About this edition: The United States today is afflicted with political alienation, militarized violence, institutionalized poverty, and social agony.

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9780415816878 | Routledge, November 13, 2012, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: The United States today is afflicted with political alienation, militarized violence, institutionalized poverty, and social agony.

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Product Description: Globalization, Utopia, and Postcolonial Science Fiction: New Maps of Hope explores the aesthetic and historical conditions that inform the recent convergence of the seemingly incommensurable domains of the postcolonial Third World and the genre of SF, particularly as expressed in the recent phenomenon of visionary SF narratives originating from postcolonial national cultures...read more

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9780230354470, titled "Globalization, Utopia, and Postcolonial Science Fiction: New Maps of Hope" | Palgrave Macmillan, October 16, 2012, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Globalization, Utopia, and Postcolonial Science Fiction: New Maps of Hope explores the aesthetic and historical conditions that inform the recent convergence of the seemingly incommensurable domains of the postcolonial Third World and the genre of SF, particularly as expressed in the recent phenomenon of visionary SF narratives originating from postcolonial national cultures.

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Product Description: Modernist Nowheres explores connections in the Anglo-American sphere between early literary modernist cultures, politics, and utopia. Foregrounding such writers as Conrad, Lawrence and Wyndham Lewis, it presents a new reading of early modernism in which utopianism plays a defining role prior to, during and immediately after the First World War...read more

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9780230278998 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 21, 2012, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Modernist Nowheres explores connections in the Anglo-American sphere between early literary modernist cultures, politics, and utopia.

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By M. Keith Booker (editor)

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9781429837330 | Salem Pr Inc, September 15, 2012, cover price $95.00

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Product Description: This study on New World-utopian politics in The Tempest traces paradigm shifts in literary criticism over the past six decades that have all but reinscribed the text into a political document. This book challenges the view that the play has a dominant New World dimension and demonstrates through close textual readings how an unstable setting at the same time enables and effaces discursively over-invested New World interpretations...read more

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9781137021793 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 21, 2012, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This study on New World-utopian politics in The Tempest traces paradigm shifts in literary criticism over the past six decades that have all but reinscribed the text into a political document.

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Product Description: Shifting the postcolonial focus away from the city and towards the village, this book examines the rural as a trope in twentieth-century South Asian literatures to propose a new literary history based on notions of utopia, dystopia, and heterotopia and how these ideas have circulated in the literary and the cultural imaginaries of the subcontinent...read more

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9780230354982 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 21, 2012, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Shifting the postcolonial focus away from the city and towards the village, this book examines the rural as a trope in twentieth-century South Asian literatures to propose a new literary history based on notions of utopia, dystopia, and heterotopia and how these ideas have circulated in the literary and the cultural imaginaries of the subcontinent.

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Product Description: This volume is dedicated to Francis Bacon, to William Golding and to the tradition of writing utopias and dystopias. Although some of the articles were presented at the conference, there are other contributions in the volume that come to complete a 21st century vision on utopia, from the point of view of specialists in philology, philosophy, anthropology, etc...read more
By Ligia Tomoiaga (editor)

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9781443839136 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, July 1, 2012, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: This volume is dedicated to Francis Bacon, to William Golding and to the tradition of writing utopias and dystopias.

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