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Russian Dystopia: Evgenii Zamiatin's We By Brock Stimson
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Critical analysis of 1924 dystopian novel in terms of dialecticalism. Evgenii Zamiatin's work is a lens through which the issues pertaining to utopian literature can be examined. Zamiatin... More > established the cultural coordinates of dystopia in imaginative literature. Among the virtues of Zamiatin's novel are the tropes later to be found in the dystopian works following in the wake of Zamiatin. The dialectical perspective on We reflects the author's intent and also the reason that We is the essential 20th century dystopia - in that the same dialectical process motivated the creation of the Soviet Union.< Less
Russian Dystopia: Evgenii Zamiatin's We By Brock Stimson
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Critical analysis of 1924 dystopian novel in terms of dialecticalism. Evgenii Zamiatin’s work is a lens through which the issues pertaining to utopian literature can be examined. Zamiatin... More > established the cultural coordinates of dystopia in imaginative literature. Among the virtues of Zamiatin's novel are the tropes later to be found in the dystopian works following in the wake of Zamiatin. The dialectical perspective on We reflects the author’s intent and also the reason that We is the essential 20th century dystopia — in that the same dialectical process motivated the creation of the Soviet Union.< Less
Caridad Svich: Outlaw Plays By Caridad Svich
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OUTLAW PLAYS by US playwright Caridad Svich focus on characters living outside boundaries imagined and real. The two plays in this volume- KILL TO EAT (a patriot song) and PENSACOLA - are driven by a... More > punk energy in their use of language and the staging of action. Poetic, raw and strange, they traffic and play with genre tropes from pulp fiction, “noir” cinema, and steam-punk literature and are influenced by murder ballads and electric blues.< Less
Russian Dystopia: Evgenii Zamiatin's We By Brock Stimson
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Critical analysis of 1924 dystopian novel in terms of dialecticalism. Evgenii Zamiatin’s work is a lens through which the issues pertaining to utopian literature can be examined. Zamiatin... More > established the cultural coordinates of dystopia in imaginative literature. Among the virtues of Zamiatin's novel are the tropes later to be found in the dystopian works following in the wake of Zamiatin. The dialectical perspective on We reflects the author’s intent and also the reason that We is the essential 20th century dystopia — in that the same dialectical process motivated the creation of the Soviet Union.< Less
The Moonstone (Illustrated) By Wilkie Collins
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Widely regarded as the precursor of the modern mystery and suspense novels, The Moonstone tells of the events surrounding the disappearance of a mysterious (and cursed) yellow diamond. T. S. Eliot... More > called it 'the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels'. It contains a number of ideas which became common tropes of the genre, including a crime being investigated by talented amateurs who happen to be present when it is committed, and two police officers who exemplify respectively the 'Scotland Yard bungler' and the skilled, professional detective.< Less
YAF09_FINAL By Phu Hoang
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"Crisis, Opportunism and Present Futures" is a publication of three years of research initiatives (2007-2009) conducted by Phu Hoang Office. The book documents our work leading up to- and... More > includes- our exhibition for the 2009 Young Architects Forum award. These research initiatives ask the questions: how do we imagine a different future while also responding to present conditions? How do we design for change without relying on the old architectural tropes of utopia, which leapfrog the present in search of an elusive state of perfection?< Less
Tender Philosophy By Patrick Meagher & Georgieanna Richer
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Tropes of self presentation online and in social websites are common and change quickly as innovations are invented, become banal and scorned... bathroom selfies, duck face, fish gape, tiger face,... More > posing in front of street art and so on. Perhaps more timeless and most endearing to the artist is the philosophical quote as an underpinning of inspiration or philosophical outlook as potential common ground. Over the course of a few years, the artists here accumulated screen caps in their personal collections.< Less
The Sun Ships & Other Poems By Steven Withrow
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The Sun Ships & Other Poems is a collection of speculative and weird poetry by New England author Steven Withrow that plays with the tropes and narrative strategies of science fiction, fantasy,... More > and horror stories. The title poem was nominated for a 2016 Rhysling Award from the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association. His poems appear in Dreams & Nightmares, Spectral Realms, Eye to the Telescope, and Epitaphs: The Journal of the New England Horror Writers. He lives in Falmouth, Massachusetts.< Less
Seek the Holy Dark By Clare L. Martin
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The second book by poet Clare L. Martin explores loss and rebirth and the nature of the spiritual. These poems are the quiet revelations of a poet who is questioning everything. "Any new book... More > of poems worth its salt must reinvent the intelligences of poetry: trope, word, image, argument, sentence, strophe, music. The poems in Clare Martin’s Seek the Holy Dark will keep. They are salt." —Darrell Bourque, Former Louisiana Poet Laureate, author of Megan’s Guitar and Other Poems from Acadie and Where I Waited< Less
Airport By Emily Kendal Frey
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In BHP’s fourth release, Airport, Emily Kendal Frey turns on the tropes of terminals and ticket desks, baggage claims and chain restaurants, letting them “shift and breathe.” Frey,... More > with both a sense of loss and humor, crafts a lucid lyric cycle from the raw material of commuters, vacationers, and separated lovers. Airport is a work of brushing bodies that inhabit a distilled emotional weightlessness, and the airport plays host as a backdrop of physical time.< Less

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