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Archaeologies of the Future The Desire Called Utopia and Other Science Fictions

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  • ISBN-13: 9781844675388
  • ISBN: 1844675386
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc

AUTHOR

Jameson, Fredric

SUMMARY

In an ageof globalization characterized by the dizzying technologies of theFirst World, and the social disintegration of the Third, is the conceptof utopia still meaningful? Archaeologies of the Future, Jameson "s mostsubstantial work since Postmodernism, Or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism,investigates the development of this form since Thomas More, andinterrogates the functions of utopian thinking in a post-Communist age.The relationship between utopia and science fiction isexplored through the representations of otherness alien life andalien worlds and a study of the works of Philip K. Dick, UrsulaLeGuin, William Gibson, Brian Aldiss, Kim Stanley Robinson and more.Jameson "s essential essays, including SThe Desire Called Utopia, conclude with an examination of the opposing positions on utopia and anassessment of its political value today.Jameson, Fredric is the author of 'Archaeologies of the Future The Desire Called Utopia and Other Science Fictions', published 2007 under ISBN 9781844675388 and ISBN 1844675386.

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