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Published: 01 February 2017

576 Pages | 16 b/w illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198785682

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A Natural History

Gregory Claeys

  • The first monograph devoted to the concept of dystopia
  • Redefines the central concepts and the chronology of the dystopian genre
  • Engages with the concept of dytopia within literary traditions, as well as real despotisms and collapsing societies
  • Offers an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, spanning literature, history, social psychology, and sociology