Edward Bellamy, Plato, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, August Nemo: 3 books to know Utopian Fiction
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Dictionary states that utopia is a place of perfection. We chose three authors, each with its different idea of what this place of perfection would be.
In Republic, Plato transcribes a dialogue between Socrates and his followers. Socrates is given the task of creating the perfect city. To create the perfect city, Plato develops his ideas on different levels of thought.
Herland is novel written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society composed of women, who reproduce via asexual reproduction. The result is an ideal social order: free of war, conflict, and domination.
Looking Backward, 2000-1887 is a science fiction novel, written by Edward Bellamy. Bellamy's utopia responded to the growing rift between the rich and poor which in the American industrial society.
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