Table of contents for Dark horizons : science fiction and the dystopian imagination / edited by Rafaella Baccolini and Tom Moylan.


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Acknowledgments
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Introduction. Dystopia and Histories
RAFFAELLA BACCOLINI AND TOM MOYLAN
1. Utopia in Dark Times: Optimism/
Pessimism and Utopia/Dystopia
RUTH LEVITAS AND LUCY SARGISSON
2. Genre Blending and the Critical Dystopia
JANE DONAWERTH
3. The Writing of Utopia and the Feminist Critical Dystopia:
Suzy McKee Charnas's Holdfast Series
ILDNEY CAVALCANTI
4. Cyberpunk and Dystopia: Pat Cadigan's Networks
DAVID SEED
5. Posthuman Bodies and Agency in Octavia Butler's
Xenogenesis
NAOMI JACOBS
6. "A useful knowledge of the present is rooted in the past":
Memory and Historical Reconciliation in Ursula K. Le Guin's
The Telling
RAFFAELLA BACCOLINI



7. "The moment is here... and it's important":
State, Agency, and Dystopia in Kim Stanley Robinson's
Antarctica and Ursula K. Le Guin's The Telling
TOM MOYLAN
8. Unmasking the Real? Critique and Utopia in Recent SF Films
PETER FITTING
9. Where the Prospective Horizon Is Omitted:
Naturalism and Dystopia in Fight Club and Ghost Dog
PHILLIP E. WEGNER
10. Theses on Dystopia 2001
DARKO SUVIN
11. Concrete Dystopia: Slavery and Its Others
MARIA VARSAM
12. The Problem of the "Flawed Utopia":
A Note on the Costs of Eutopia
LYMAN TOWER SARGENT
Conclusion. Critical Dystopia and Possibilities
RAFFAELLA BACCOLINI AND TOM MOYLAN
Notes on Contributors
Index





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Science fiction, American History and criticism, Science fiction, English History and criticism, Science fiction films History and criticism, Utopias in literature, Utopias English-speaking countries