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The utopian alternative

Fourierism in nineteenth-century America

by Carl Guarneri

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Fourier, Charles, 1772-1837 -- Influence -- History -- 19th century,
    • Utopian socialism -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Collective settlements -- United States -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-516) and index.

      StatementCarl J. Guarneri.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHX654 .G82 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 525 p. :
      Number of Pages525
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1890973M
      ISBN 100801424674
      LC Control Number90056085

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        Therefore, utopian experiments were perfect for transcendentalists, and the movement largely became known as the The Great Awakening. However, due to disagreements across religious beliefs, socio-economic factors, and poor leadership, most of the attempts at creating a well-working utopia eventually failed.   The Modern Utopian is a firsthand view into dozens of intentional communities of the '60s and '70s. This photo-illustrated compilation of articles from Richard Fairfield's eponymous magazine visits the fabled Drop City, Morningstar Ranch, Timothy Leary at Millbrook, Detroit's Translove Energies, the still - thriving Twin Oaks and Stephen Gaskin Brand: Process.

      What about religious or mythological texts? That’s where the very first ‘utopias’ are present. Whether it’s Mount Olympus or Heaven or Islam’s Paradises, every society creates this magical and wonderful world full of all their greatest desires whi. The section of the book dealing with the outlawing of machinery has attracted special attention from students of utopian literature because of its possible bearing on the attitude of certain philosophers who viewed the industrial revolution with alarm and warned of the menace of the machine age.


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This is a list of utopian literature. A utopia is a community or society possessing highly desirable or perfect qualities. It is a common literary theme, especially in speculative fiction and science fiction.

The word "utopia" was coined in Greek language by Sir Thomas More for his book Utopia, but the genre has roots dating back to. Utopia is an ideal community or society possessing a perfect socio-politico-legal system.

The term has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempt to create an ideal society, and fictional societies portrayed in literature. It has spawned other concepts, most prominently dystopia.

Many books that deal with "utopia" are. The Modern Utopian is the definitive exploration of the alternative communities that fascinated a nation and redefined progressive culture in the ‘60s and ‘70s, documented by those who knew it and lived it. This photo-illustrated compilation of articles visits the fabled Drop City, Morningstar Ranch, Timothy Leary at Millbrook, Detroit’s Cited by: 1.

The Utopian Alternative Fourierism in Nineteenth-century The utopian alternative book (Book): Guarneri, Carl: The utopian socialism of Charles Fourier spread throughout Europe in the mid-nineteenth century, but it was in the United States that it generated the most intense excitement.

In this rich and engaging narrative, Carl J. Guarneri traces the American Fourierist movement from its roots in the religious. 5 The Utopian Alternative (pp. ) The most widely known interpretation of Fourierism is as a pre-Marxian “utopian socialism,” a forerunner—along with the ideas of Saint-Simon and Owen—of the tough-minded Communism of Karl Marx.

A utopia (/ j uː ˈ t oʊ p i ə / yoo-TOH-pee-ə) is an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.

The opposite of a utopia is a dystopia. Utopia focuses on equality in economics, government and justice, though by no means exclusively, with the method and structure of proposed implementation varying based on ideology.

The utopian socialism of Charles Fourier spread throughout Europe in the mid-nineteenth century, but it was in the United States that it generated the most intense excitement. Carl J. Guarneri traces the American Fourierist movement from its roots in the religious, social, and economic upheavals of the s, through its bold communal experiments of the s, to its lingering twilight after.

Utopian/Dystopian Alternative History Classic. Set in a grim 20th Century future - the story of how a brutal oligarchy seizes power in United States; as told by the wife of Congressman Ernest Everhard; and a running commentary in the footnotes from the perspective of a post-capitalist civilization/5().

The Modern Utopian is a striking look into the past at the communal movement of the ss. Although many (including myself before I read this book) think of communes as some sort of idyllic hippie experiment that people have completely grown out of, I was amazed to read about their problems and also to see how entrenched in some terrible /5.

along with More’s Utopia and another early utopian novel, Henry Neville’s The Isle of Pines. Margaret Cavendish, The Blazing World. Cavendish’s work is frequently interested in the idea of utopia, such as the all-female university she imagines in The Female Academy and The Convent of Pleasure, in which a group of women remove themselves from society in order to devote themselves to a.

The utopian socialism of Charles Fourier spread throughout Europe in the mid-nineteenth century, but it was in the United States that it generated the most intense excitement.

In this rich and engaging narrative, Carl J. Guarneri traces the American Fourierist movement from its roots in the Pages: List of Utopian Literature - Famous Utopian Works Preth century The Republic (~ BCE) by Plato, represents one of the first written concepts of the it he proposed the necessary steps for the creation of the perfect Greek city-state, where citizens will be separated in specific classes and rules who would provide everything to them (security, resources, laws).

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Toby Green is the author of Thomas More's Magician: A Novel Account of Utopia. The book tells the story of Vasco de Quiroga who, using Thomas. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The utopian alternative by Carl Guarneri,Cited by:   George Orwell developed the theme of under a shroud of dystopian totalitarianism, when the novel is really a metaphorical satire of modern class structure.

The main character, Winston Smith, is a self-projection of the author as an isolated individual facing the menacing Big Brother's totalitarian regime (Hopkinson par. When the book is taken. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Ithaca Donor bostonpubliclibrary EditionPages: Smith’s first novel is set in an alternative Earth history in the alternative Gallatin universe, where the North American Confederacy is organized as a libertarian utopia, science and medicine have advanced at a prodigious pace, and the more intelligent mammals have been recognized as.

According to the Utopian chronicles, some 1, years ago certain Romans and Egyptians washed up on Utopian shores after their ship was destroyed in a storm. The Utopians then studiously and profitably mastered all the crafts and sciences these people could transmit.

Hythloday doubts that Europeans could adopt Utopian know-how as readily. Utopia was not always an island, Hythloday says, nor was it always called Utopia. Its first name was Abraxa, perhaps meaning “Holy Name,” “without breeches,” or “waterless.” Utopus, the conqueror of the place and the founder of Utopia itself, civilized the natives of Abraxa and had them, along with his own soldiers, cut up and dig away the fifteen miles of ground that connected.

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