Colloquy, issue 17 (2009)

Published on (GMT) by Aisling Smith
ARTICLES: Demanding the Impossible: Utopia, Dystopia and Science-Fiction On Failure and Revolution in Utopian Fiction and Science Fiction of the 1960s and 1970s Darren Jorgensen The flight from history: from H G Wells to Doctor Who – and back again Alec Charles Iain M Banks, Ernst Bloch and Utopian Interventions Michał Kulbicki “Extreme Possibilities”: Mapping “the sea of time and space” in J G Ballard’s Pacific fictions Simon Sellars Spectres of Orwell, or, The Impossible Demand of the Subject David Jack Sarah Palin’s JerUSAlem and Pentecostal faith: a hysteric symptom of American utopianism? Sarah Curtis Historical Optimism: the Use of Utopia in the Enlightenment Era Amy Crawford BOOK REVIEWS Paul Bogard, ed. Let There Be Night. Reno, Nevada: University of Nevada Press, 2008. Geoff Berry Michel Faber. The Fire Gospel Melbourne: Text Publishing, 2008. Geoff Berry Hent de Vries and Lawrence E. Sullivan, eds. Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World. New York: Fordham University Press, 2006. Matthew Chrulew Clayton Crockett, ed. Religion and Violence in a Secular World: Toward a New Political Theology. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2006. Matthew Chrulew Robert Bond and Jenny Bavidge, eds. City Visions: The Work of Iain Sinclair. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007. Simon Sellars Jeannette Baxter. J G Ballard’s Surrealist Imagination: Spectacular Authorship. Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2009. Simon Sellars CREATIVE WRITING A table set for thousands #2 Ashley Capes Two Poems Elisabeth Hames-Brooks
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