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The Resource American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history, Peter Swirski

American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history, Peter Swirski

Label
American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history
Title
American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history
Statement of responsibility
Peter Swirski
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swirski, Peter
Dewey number
813/.5409355
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge transnational perspectives on American literature
Series volume
15
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Political fiction, American
  • Utopias in literature
  • Social control in literature
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Exceptionalism
  • Social engineering
  • Political culture
  • Literature and society
  • Politics and literature
Label
American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history, Peter Swirski
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: life is more important than art or social engineering, eutopia, and evolution -- How I stopped worrying and loved behavioural engineering, or communal life, adaptations, and B.F. Skinner's Walden two -- You're not in Canada until you can hear the loons crying, or voting, people's power, and Ken Kesey's One flew over the cuckoo's nest -- You'll never make a monkey out of me, or altruism, proverbial wisdom, and Bernard Malamud's God's grace -- We better kill the instinct to kill before it kills us, or violence, mind control, and Walker Percy's The Thanatos syndrome -- It can't happen here, or politics, emotions, and Philip Roth's The plot against America
Control code
ocn730501966
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 255 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136723384
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)730501966
Label
American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history, Peter Swirski
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: life is more important than art or social engineering, eutopia, and evolution -- How I stopped worrying and loved behavioural engineering, or communal life, adaptations, and B.F. Skinner's Walden two -- You're not in Canada until you can hear the loons crying, or voting, people's power, and Ken Kesey's One flew over the cuckoo's nest -- You'll never make a monkey out of me, or altruism, proverbial wisdom, and Bernard Malamud's God's grace -- We better kill the instinct to kill before it kills us, or violence, mind control, and Walker Percy's The Thanatos syndrome -- It can't happen here, or politics, emotions, and Philip Roth's The plot against America
Control code
ocn730501966
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 255 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136723384
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)730501966

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