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Book Title

Utopia and Dystopia in the Age of Trump: Images from Literature and Visual Arts

Department

Department of Literature and Modern Languages

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Document Type

Book Chapter

Editors

Barbara Brodman, James E. Doan

Description

Utopia and Dystopia in the Age of Trump:Images from Literature and Visual Arts treats literature, film, television series, and comic books dealing with utopian and dystopian worlds reflecting on or anticipating our current age. From Henry James’s dreamlike utopia of “The Great Good Place” to the psychotic world of Brett Easton Ellis’s American Psycho, from science fiction and recent horror films, television adaptations of books such as Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, and new series such as Black Mirror to the repressive Hitlerian dystopia of Katherine Burdekin’s Swastika Night, the contributors examine the development of scenarios that either prefigure the rise of individuals such as Donald J. Trump or suggest alternatives to them. Ultimately, one might say of the worlds presented here, viewed from different social and political perspectives: one person’s utopia is another’s dystopia.

ISBN

9781683931676

Publication Date

6-4-2019

Publisher

University Press Copublishing Division / Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

City

Lanham, MD

Keywords

Donald J. Trump, dystopia, images, literature, utopia, visual arts

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Social and Behavioral Sciences

First Page

1

Last Page

6

ORCID ID

0000-0002-4966-1251

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