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The Resource Notes on Nowhere : Feminism, Utopian Logic, and Social Transformation

Notes on Nowhere : Feminism, Utopian Logic, and Social Transformation

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Notes on Nowhere : Feminism, Utopian Logic, and Social Transformation
Title
Notes on Nowhere
Title remainder
Feminism, Utopian Logic, and Social Transformation
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The term utopia implies both "good place" and "nowhere." Since Sir Thomas More wrote Utopia in 1516, debates about utopian models of society have sought to understand the implications of these somewhat contradictory definitions. In Notes on Nowhere, author Jennifer Burwell uses a cross-section of contemporary feminist science fiction to examine the political and literary meaning of utopian writing and utopian thought. Burwell provides close readings of the science fiction novels of five feminist writersMarge Piercy, Sally Gearhart, Joanna Russ, Octavia Butler, and Monique Wittigand poses que
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Burwell, Jennifer
Dewey number
  • 809.93372
  • 813/.5409372
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS374.U8B8
  • PS374.U8B87 1997
  • PS374.U8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
American Culture
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  • American fiction
  • Utopias in literature
  • Feminism and literature
  • Literature and society
  • Women and literature
  • American fiction
  • Feminist fiction, American
  • Social problems in literature
  • Logic in literature
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Feminism and literature
  • Feminist fiction, American
  • Literature and society
  • Logic in literature
  • Social problems in literature
  • Utopias in literature
  • Women and literature
  • United States
Label
Notes on Nowhere : Feminism, Utopian Logic, and Social Transformation
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Locational Hazards: The Utopian Impulse and the Logic of Social Transformation; 2. Turning Inward: Strategies of Containment and Subjective/Collective Boundaries in Traditional Utopian Literature; 3. Speaking Parts: Internal Dialogic and Models of Agency in the Work of Joanna Russ and Octavia Butler; 4. Utopia and Technopolitics in Woman on the Edge of Time; 5. Acting Out "Lesbian": Monique Wittig and Immanent Critique; Conclusion. Moveable Locales: Narrating Unsutured Utopia; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
476094257
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (260 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816686636
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)476094257
Label
Notes on Nowhere : Feminism, Utopian Logic, and Social Transformation
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Locational Hazards: The Utopian Impulse and the Logic of Social Transformation; 2. Turning Inward: Strategies of Containment and Subjective/Collective Boundaries in Traditional Utopian Literature; 3. Speaking Parts: Internal Dialogic and Models of Agency in the Work of Joanna Russ and Octavia Butler; 4. Utopia and Technopolitics in Woman on the Edge of Time; 5. Acting Out "Lesbian": Monique Wittig and Immanent Critique; Conclusion. Moveable Locales: Narrating Unsutured Utopia; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
476094257
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (260 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816686636
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)476094257

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