ENG 503 Lecture 4 31/01/14
Outopia – No place
Eutopia – Good place
Some utopias are outside of time.
• How does it depart from conventional Utopia
o Narrative Form
Bespeaks POWER, POWER IMBALANCES, POWER HUNGRY
PEOPLE, and PARTIES
Book about people who are in conflict with the authorities.
• NEW WAVE is a term
o Associated with two factors
A group of writers who emerge from BRITAIN and AMERICA in the
60’s who react against the ‘HARD SF’ of the previous 30 yrs and at
the same time seek
Resulting ‘SOFT SF’ which produces more literary SF notable for its