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Gregory, Rosalyn

Utopian Spaces of Modernism

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Benjamin Kohlmann

Part I. Ambiguous Utopianism

2. Socially Empty Space and Dystopian Utopianism in the Late Nineteenth Century
Matthew Beaumont

3. ‘On the Eve of the Fourth Dimension’: Utopian Higher Space
Mark Blacklock

4. Modernism’s Material Futures: Glass, and Several Kinds of Plastic
David Trotter

5. Minor Utopias and the British Literary Temperament, 1880–1945
Jay Winter

Part II. Living in Utopia

6. Utopian Bloomsbury: The Grounds for Social Dreaming in William Morris’ News from Nowhere
Matthew Ingleby

7. Utopia from the Rooftops: H.G. Wells, Modernism and the Panorama-City
Daniel Cook

8. ‘The Strange High Singing of Some Aeroplane Overhead’: War, Utopia and the Everyday in Virginia Woolf’s Fiction
Christina Britzolakis

9. ‘Hellhole and Paradise’: The Heterotopic Spaces of Berlin
Andrew Thacker

Part III. Testing the Limits of Utopia

10. The Re-Conceptualization of Space in Edwardian Prophecy Fiction: Heterotopia, Utopia and the Apocalypse
Axel Stähler

11. ‘No Less Than a Planet’: Scale-Bending in Modernist Fiction
Jon Hegglund

12. The Unseen Side of Things: Eliot and Stevens
Douglas Mao

Part IV. Epilogue

13. Two Towers, Plus One: The Ends of Utopia
Iain Sinclair

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Literary History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
245 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230358300
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33833-7

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