Coverart for item
The Resource American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history, Peter Swirski, (electronic book)

American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history, Peter Swirski, (electronic book)

Label
American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history
Title
American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history
Statement of responsibility
Peter Swirski
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swirski, Peter
Dewey number
813/.5409355
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.U8
LC item number
S85 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Routledge transnational perspectives on American literature
Series volume
15
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Political fiction, American
  • Utopias in literature
  • Social control in literature
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Exceptionalism
  • Social engineering
  • Political culture
  • Literature and society
  • Politics and literature
Label
American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history, Peter Swirski, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: life is more important than art or social engineering, eutopia, and evolution -- How I stopped worrying and loved behavioural engineering, or communal life, adaptations, and B.F. Skinner's Walden two -- You're not in Canada until you can hear the loons crying, or voting, people's power, and Ken Kesey's One flew over the cuckoo's nest -- You'll never make a monkey out of me, or altruism, proverbial wisdom, and Bernard Malamud's God's grace -- We better kill the instinct to kill before it kills us, or violence, mind control, and Walker Percy's The Thanatos syndrome -- It can't happen here, or politics, emotions, and Philip Roth's The plot against America
Control code
EBC692370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 255 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780203816615
Isbn Type
(master e-book)
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history, Peter Swirski, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: life is more important than art or social engineering, eutopia, and evolution -- How I stopped worrying and loved behavioural engineering, or communal life, adaptations, and B.F. Skinner's Walden two -- You're not in Canada until you can hear the loons crying, or voting, people's power, and Ken Kesey's One flew over the cuckoo's nest -- You'll never make a monkey out of me, or altruism, proverbial wisdom, and Bernard Malamud's God's grace -- We better kill the instinct to kill before it kills us, or violence, mind control, and Walker Percy's The Thanatos syndrome -- It can't happen here, or politics, emotions, and Philip Roth's The plot against America
Control code
EBC692370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 255 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780203816615
Isbn Type
(master e-book)
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote

Library Locations

Processing Feedback ...