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The Literary Utopias of Cultural Communities, 1790-1910.

DQR Studies in Literature

By Marguerite Corporaal (Edited by), Evert Jan van Leeuwen (Edited by)

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Format: Hardback, 298 pages
Published In: Netherlands, 01 June 2010
This volume of essays by scholars in the field of English and American studies brings together a variety of perspectives on the utopian literature originating from cultural communities from 1790-1910. Ranging from the Lunar society to the Nationalist movement, and from the Transcendentalists to the Indian Monday Club the fifteen peer-reviewed articles examine a wide range of contexts in which utopian literature was written, and will be of interest to scholars in the field of cultural and literary studies alike. Moreover, the volume presents the reader with a unique overview of developments in Utopian thinking and literature throughout the long nineteenth century. Specific attention is paid to the transatlantic nature of cultural communities in which utopian writings were produced and read as well as to the colonial contexts of nineteenth-century utopian literature. As such, the collection offers a novel approach to a tradition of utopian writing that was essentially transcultural.

Table of Contents

Peter Liebregts: Foreword C.C. Barfoot: In the Churchyard and Under the Full Moon: The Radical Publisher and His Clients and Guests Bryan Waterman: "The Sexual Difference": Gender, Politeness, and Conversation in Late-Eighteenth-Century New York City and in Charles Brockden Brown's Alcuin (1798) Evert Jan van Leeuwen: Godwin, Bulwer and Poe: Intellectual Elitism and the Utopian Impulse of Popular Fiction Marilyn Michaud: A Turn to the Past: Republicanism and Brook Farm Richard Francis: Utopian Waste at Brook Farm, Fruitlands and Walden Pond Teresa Requena Pelegri: Nathaniel Hawthorne's Minority Report on Transcendentalism Daniel Ogden: Thoreau's Individualistic Utopia Roger Ebbatson: "The Great Earth Speaking": Richard Jefferies and the Transcendentalists Florence Boos: The Ideal of Everyday Life in William Morris' News from Nowhere Valeria Tinkler-Villani: Thoughts Towards the Nature of Creativity in Literary and Cultural Communities: The Germ and Its Fruition Wim Tigges: A Feminist Mirage of the New Life: Utopian Elements in The Story of an African Farm Marguerite Corporaal: Towards a Feminist Collectivism: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Nationalist Movement Kimberly Engber: At Home, in Japan: The New World Literature of Isabella Bird and Winnifred Eaton Debasish Chattopadhyay: Nonsense Club and Monday Club: The Cultural Utopias of Sukumar Ray Peter van de Kamp: Afterword: Utopia -The Ghost of Thomas More Notes on Contributors Index

About the Author

Marguerite Corporaal (Radboud University Nijmegen) and Evert Jan van Leeuwen (Leiden University) are lecturers in English and American literature in the Netherlands.

Reviews

"[...] this volume represents a valuable and detailed contribution to the understanding of literary utopias, providing a thorough and powerful analysis of the genre." - Carmen Gomez-Galisteo, Universidad Camilo Jose Cela, Spain, in: The European English Messenger 22.1 (2013), pp. 83-5

EAN: 9789042029996
ISBN: 9042029994
Publisher: Editions Rodopi B.V.
Dimensions: 15.19 x 22.89 x 2.06 centimetres (0.28 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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