H-Utopia, like the 25-year-old Society for Utopian Studies, is devoted to discussion of utopianism in all its forms, from literary expression to policy analysis to architectural criticism to activism. Our focus is on the forms, contents, and influence of utopian/dystopian thinking.

Recent Content

Author: 
Peter Edgerly Firchow
Reviewer: 
Douglas Texter

Texter on Firchow, 'Modern Utopian Fictions: From H. G. Wells to Iris Murdoch'


Peter Edgerly Firchow. Modern Utopian Fictions: From H. G. Wells to Iris Murdoch. C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2005. xv + 203 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8132-1477-1.

Reviewed by Douglas Texter (English Department, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Published on H-Utopia (April, 2008)

Utopia as Literature

Author: 
Howard P. Segal
Reviewer: 
Rob Vaughan

Vaughan on Segal, 'Recasting the Machine Age: Henry Ford's Village Industries'


Howard P. Segal. Recasting the Machine Age: Henry Ford's Village Industries. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2005. xvi + 244 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-481-7.

Reviewed by Rob Vaughan (American Studies Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Published on H-Utopia (March, 2007)

The Machine Shop in the Garden

Author: 
Russell Jacoby
Reviewer: 
Douglas Texter

Texter on Jacoby, 'Picture Imperfect: Utopian Thought for an Anti-Utopian Age'


Russell Jacoby. Picture Imperfect: Utopian Thought for an Anti-Utopian Age. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. x + 240 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-12894-0.

Reviewed by Douglas Texter (Department of English, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.)
Published on H-Utopia (March, 2007)

Of Utopia, More or Less

Author: 
Eduard Prugovecki
Reviewer: 
W. Warren Wagar

Wagar on Prugovecki, 'Memoirs of the Future: A Futuristic Novel'


Eduard Prugovecki. Memoirs of the Future: A Futuristic Novel. Notre Dame: Cross Cultural Publications, 2001. 483 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-940121-67-6.

Reviewed by W. Warren Wagar (Binghamton University)
Published on H-Utopia (April, 2002)

Memoirs of the Future

Memoirs of the Future

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