Looking Backward, 2000-1887Unknown - 2007
Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward (1888) is a thunderous indictment of industrial capitalism and a resplendent vision of life in a socialist utopia. Matthew Beaumont's lively edition explores the political and psychological peculiarities of this celebrated utopian fiction. - ; 'No person can be blamed for refusing to read another word of what promises to be a mere imposition upon his credulity.'. Julian West, a feckless aristocrat living in fin-de-si--egrave--; cle Boston, plunges into a deep hypnotic sleep in 1887 and wakes up in the year 2000. America has been turned into a rigorously centrali.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 220 pages).