Perfect worlds : utopian fiction in China and the West /
"Perfect Worlds offers an extensive historical analysis of utopian narratives in the Chinese and Euro-American traditions. This comparative study discusses, among other things, More's criticism of Plato, the European orientalist search for utopia in China, Wells's Modern Utopia and hi...
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Amsterdam University Press,
Table of Contents:
- Chinese Occidentalism: The Nostalgia for a Utopian Past Gives Way to the Idea of Progress: H.G. Wells and the Modern Utopia
- Dystopian Fiction in the Soviet Union, Proletkult, and Socialist-Realist Utopianism
- Mao Zedong's Utopian Thought and the Post-Mao Imaginative Response
- Utopias, Dystopias, and Their Hybrid Variants in Europe and America since World War I
- Concluding Observations.