The Resource Exploring the utopian impulse : essays on utopian thought and practice, edited by Michael J. Griffin and Tom Moylan

Exploring the utopian impulse : essays on utopian thought and practice, edited by Michael J. Griffin and Tom Moylan

Label
Exploring the utopian impulse : essays on utopian thought and practice
Title
Exploring the utopian impulse
Title remainder
essays on utopian thought and practice
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael J. Griffin and Tom Moylan
Title variation
Essays on utopian thought and practice
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Exploring the Utopian Impulse presents a series of essays by an international and trans-disciplinary group of contributors that explores the nature and extent of the utopian impulse. Working across a range of historical periods and cultures, the essays investigate key aspects of utopian theory, texts, and socio-political practices. Even as some critique Utopia, others extend its reach beyond the limits of the modern western tradition within which utopianism has usually been understood. The explorations offered herein will take readers over familiar ground in new ways as well as carry them into
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
321/.07
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HX806
LC item number
.E96 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ralahine utopian studies,
Series volume
volume 2
Label
Exploring the utopian impulse : essays on utopian thought and practice, edited by Michael J. Griffin and Tom Moylan
Publication
Copyright
Note
Papers presented at the 1st International conference of the Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies, "Exploring the utopian impulse," held 10-12 2005 at the University of Limerick, Ireland
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Permissions; Introduction: Exploring Utopia (Michael J. Griffin and Tom Moylan); The Archive of the Feet: Memory, Place, and Utopia (Ruth Levitas); Utopia and Memory; Memory, Embodiment, and Place; Remembering Hammersmith, Tracing Utopia; Works Cited; "Towards Justice to Come": Derrida and Utopian Justice (Eugene O'Brien); Works Cited; Truth, Temporality, and Theorizing Resistance (Susan Mcmanus); Truth; Time; Modern Time; That "Other" Time; The Untimely; Works Cited; Three Archetypes for the Clarification of Utopian Theorizing (Christopher Yorke)
  • Across Time and Space: The Utopian Impulses of Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker (Michael J. Griffin and Dara Waldron)Music; Noir; Conclusion; Works Cited; "One loves the girl for what she is, and the boy for what he promises to be": Gender Discourse in Ernst Bloch's Das Prinzip Hoffnung (Caitríona Ní Dhúill); Works Cited; Rhyming Hope and History in the "Fifth Province" (Aidan O'Malley); The Crane Bag and the Dis-Positions of the "Fifth Province"; The Cure at Troy and the Temporal and Ethical Dimensions of the "Fifth Province"; Translating a Utopian Idea; Works Cited
  • ClarificationsThe Universal Voice in Utopian Theory; Decoding Universals into Temporal Particulars; Temporal Particulars: Three Archetypes for the Clarification of Utopian Theorizing; Distinctions; Works Cited; Utopia and the Memory of Religion (Vincent Geoghegan); Works Cited; The Fractured Image: Plato, the Greeks, and the Figure of the Ideal City (Antonis Balasopoulos); The Duplicities of Oneness; From Philosophy without a City to the City without Philosophy; A Tale of Two Cities; Works Cited; Technological Utopia/Dystopia in the Plates of the Encyclopédie (Geraldine Sheridan); Works Cited
  • The Chartist Land Plan: An English Dream, an Irish Nightmare (Timothy Keane)Works Cited; The League of Nations as a Utopian Project: The Labour Party Advisory Committee on International Questions and the Search for a New World Order (Lucian M. Ashworth); The Question of Global Utopia; Disarmament, Arbitration, and Sanctions; The Rise of the Dictators and the Weaknesses of League Security; Works Cited; Beyond Utopia? The Knowledge Society and the Third Way (Jenny Andersson); Politics beyond Utopia; Making Ideology History: Modernization without Telos; Infinite Knowledge, Infinite Justice
  • The Party of Utopia: Utopian Fiction and the Politics of Readership 1880-1900 (Matthew Beaumont)Works Cited; H.G. Wells's First Utopia: Materiality and Portent (Dan Smith); Works Cited; Immanence and the Utopian Impulse. On Philippe Jaccottet's Readings of Æ and Robert Musil (Michael G. Kelly); Works Cited; Who's Afraid of Dystopia? William Gibson's Neuromancer and Fredric Jameson's Writing on Utopia and Science Fiction (Philipp Schweighauser); Works Cited; Paradise Lost: The Destruction of Utopia in The Beach (Paula Murphy); Works Cited
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ocn904800605
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Extent
1 online resource (434 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9783035306927
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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illustrations
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.b33588314
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)904800605
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