American utopia and social engineering in literature, social thought, and political history

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Utopias in literature, Political culture, Politics and literature, National characteristics, American, in literature, Social engineering, Literature and society, History and criticism, American Political fiction, American fiction, Exceptionalism, Social control in literature, Hi
Statementby Peter Swirski
SeriesRoutledge transnational perspectives on American literature -- 15
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LC ClassificationsPS374.U8 S95 2011
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Paginationxiii, 255 p. :
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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.

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Peter Swirski's American Utopia and Social Engineering in Literature, Social Thought, and Political History explores this idea through the lens of post-WWII American literature.

To this end, he attends to five novels spanning six decades, treating each as a thought experiment on the relationship human nature and the assumptions underpinning.

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Peter Swirski American Utopia and Social Engineering in Literature, Social Thought, and Political History. Ebook American Utopia and Social Engineering in Literature Social Thought and Political History ê Peter Swirski The United States today is afflicted with political alienation militarized violence institutionalized poverty and social agony Worst of all perhaps it is afflicted with chronic and acute ahistoricism America insist on ignoring the context of its present dilemmas It in.Peter Swirski is a Canadian scholar and literary critic featured in Canadian Who's Who.

As a specialist in American literature and American Studies, he is the author of many books, including the prize-winning [citation needed] Ars Americana, Ars Politica () and the staple of American popular culture studies From Lowbrow to Nobrow ().

His other studies include American Utopia and Social. As such, there are few of us who can afford to miss it.”--Peter Swirski,Ph.D., author of American Utopia and Social Engineering in Literature, Social Thought, and Political History, Professor of American literature and culture at the Department of English, University of Missouri, and Research Fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies.