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Although published in 1986, "Demand the Impossible "was written from inside the oppositional political culture of the 1970s. Reading works by Joanna Russ, Ursula K. Le Guin, Marge Piercy, and Samuel R. Delany as indicative texts in the intertext of utopian science fiction, Tom Moylan originated the concept of the critical utopia as both a periodizing and conceptual tool fo ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published February 1st 1987 by Methuen Publishing (first published November 20th 1986)
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