Imagining the Future: Utopia and Dystopia

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Arena Journal issue no. 25/26, 2006


Andrew Milner, Matthew Ryan and Robert Savage7
Part I: Archaeologies of the Future
The Antinomies of Utopia (Only Available Hard copy)
Fredric Jameson15
Fredric Jameson and Anti-Anti-Utopianism
Peter Fitting37
Producing Criticism as Utopia: Fredric Jameson and Science Fiction
Maria Elisa Cevasco52
Reading the Maps: Realism, Science Fiction and Utopian Strategies
Dougal McNeill63
Part II: The Politics of Utopia
Ideology and Utopia in the Work of Fredric Jameson, or, The Counter-Revolution in the Revolution
Ian Buchanan83
Archaeologies of Anti-Capitalist Utopianism
Verity Burgmann99
Critiquing the Violence of Guantanamo: Resisting the Monopolization of the Future
Jess Whyte123
An Un-Original Tale: Utopia Denied in Enuma Elish
Roland Boer136
Part III: Australian Utopias
(Not) by Design: Utopian Moments in the Creation of Canberra
Kate Rigby155
The Utopian Imagination of Aboriginalism
Darren Jorgensen178
Part IV: Utopian Theory
The Illusion of the Future: Notes on Benjamin and Freud
Andrew Benjamin193
The Pure Machine's Gambit: Walter Benjamin's Thesis I
Dimitris Vardoulakis205
The Utopian Dimension of Thought in Deleuze and Guattari
Eugene W. Holland217
'˜Tragic Utopianism' and Critique in Raymond Williams
Paul Jones243
Part V: Future Fictions
From Herland to Outland: The Changing Anatomies of Gender Dystopia
Rob Baum265
Three French Futures: Australia, Antarctica and Ailleurs
Jacqueline Dutton278
Margaret Atwood, Doughnut Holes and the Paradox of Imagining
Toby Widdicombe295
Science Fiction as Historical Novel: Michel Houellebecq's Les Particules élémentaires
David Jack319
Framing Catastrophe: The Problem of Ending in Dystopian Fiction
Andrew Milner333
Part VI: Bibliographical Essay
Eutopias and Dystopias of Science
Lyman Tower Sargent357
Part VII: Archive
The Proper Use of Science Fiction (Only available Hard Copy)
Maurice Blanchot375

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