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Published: 01 July 2017

240 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9781474426558

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Imagining Surveillance

Eutopian and Dystopian Literature and Film

First Edition

Peter Marks

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first sustained account of the representation of surveillance in utopian and dystopian literature and film.
  • Charts surveillance's historical development and creative responses to that development.
  • Provides a detailed critical account of the ways that surveillance studies has utilised utopias to formulate its ideas
  • Offers new readings of literary texts and films from More's Utopia through George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four to Margaret Atwood's Maddaddam trilogy and films from Fritz Lang's Metropolis to Niel Blomkamp's Elysium.