The Dispossessed
  • Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Release Date : 05 July 1999
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 387
  • ISBN 13 : 0785764038
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Book excerpt: An astonishing tale of one man's search for Utopia.

The Dispossessed

The Dispossessed

Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher : Turtleback Books
Genre : Fiction
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An astonishing tale of one man's search for Utopia....

The Dispossessed State

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The Dispossessed State

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Republic of the Dispossessed

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Author : Rowland Berthoff
Publisher : University of Missouri Press
Genre : Social Science
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Berthoff (history, Washington U., St. Louis) argues that modern American society is distinctive from contemporary European thought by virtue of its middle class. Over the course of ten essays, the author develops the idea of an American middle-class who brought with them from Europe a set of social values that ...

The New Utopian Politics of Ursula K  Le Guin s The Dispossessed

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Author : Laurence Davis,Peter Stillman
Publisher : Lexington Books
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Dispossessed has been described by political thinker Andre Gorz as 'The most striking description I know of the seductions—and snares—of self-managed communist or, in other words, anarchist society.' To date, however, the radical social, cultural, and political ramifications of Le Guin's multiple award-winning novel remain woefully ...

The Dispossessed

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Author : John Washington
Publisher : Verso Books
Genre : Social Science
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The first comprehensive, in-depth book on the Trump administration’s assault on asylum protections Arnovis couldn’t stay in El Salvador. If he didn’t leave, a local gangster promised that his family would dress in mourning—that he would wake up with flies in his mouth. “It was like ...

The New Utopian Politics of Ursula K  Le Guin s The Dispossessed

The New Utopian Politics of Ursula K Le Guin s The Dispossessed

Author : Laurence Davis,Peter G. Stillman
Publisher : Lexington Books
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Description of the seductions - and snares - of self-managed communist or, in other words, anarchist society. This title, an edited collection of original essays on "Le Guin's The Dispossessed", represents an exploration of the political ramifications of this work by a wide interdisciplinary swath of scholars from around the ...

The Dispossessed

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Author : John Washington
Publisher : Verso Books
Genre : Social Science
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The first comprehensive, in-depth book on the Trump administration’s assault on asylum protections Arnovis couldn’t stay in El Salvador. If he didn’t leave, a local gangster promised that his family would dress in mourning—that he would wake up with flies in his mouth. “It was like ...

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Genre : History
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Author : Tony Burns
Publisher : Lexington Books
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Ursula K. Le Guin's The Dispossessed is of interest to political theorists partly because of its association with anarchism and partly because it is thought to represent a turning point in the history of utopian/dystopian political thought and literature and of science fiction. Published in 1974, it marked a revival ...