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Author Newman, Judie.
Title Utopia and terror in contemporary American fiction / Judie Newman.
Published New York : Routledge, 2013.
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 Floor4  PS374.U8 N49 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 181 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Routledge transnational perspectives on American literature ; 21
Routledge transnational perspectives on American literature ; 21.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-176) and index.
Contents Rotten with perfection : Kim Edwards, The secrets of a fire king -- Fiction and the Unabomber : Susan Choi, A person of interest -- Blowback : André Dubus III, House of sand and fog -- Falling woman : André Dubus III, The garden of last days -- Pictures from a revolution : Dalia Sofer, The Septembers of Shiraz -- Updike's many worlds : local and global in Toward the end of time -- The Black Atlantic as dystopia : Bernardine Evaristo, Blonde roots -- Disaster utopias : Chitra Divakaruni, One amazing thing.
Subject Utopias in literature.
American fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Dystopias in literature.
Terror in literature.
Fantasy in literature.
Transnationalism in literature.
ISBN 9780415899123 (hbk)
0415899125 (hbk)
9780203555972 (ebk)
020355597X (ebk)
Standard # 40021956235
OCLC number 794041250