The Dispossessed Has Been Described By Political Thinker Andre Gorz As The Most Striking Description I Know Of The Seductions And Snares Of Self Managed Communist Or, In Other Words, Anarchist Society To Date, However, The Radical Social, Cultural, And Political Ramifications Of Le Guin S Multiple Award Winning Novel Remain Woefully Under Explored Editors Laurence Davis And Peter Stillman Right This State Of Affairs In The First Ever Collection Of Original Essays Devoted To Le Guin S Novel Among The Topics Covered In This Wide Ranging, International And Interdisciplinary Collection Are The Anarchist, Ecological, Post Consumerist, Temporal, Revolutionary, And Open Ended Utopian Politics Of The Dispossessed The Book Concludes With An Essay By Le Guin Written Specially For This Volume, In Which She Reassesses The Novel In Light Of The Development Of Her Own Thinking Over The Past 30 Years. After reading Le Guin s novel, I was eager to discuss it with others However, no one else I knew read it, so this was a satisfying and educational alternative I had already gone over some of the ideas in my head albeit in plebian terms , but there were many others introduced b
This was fun A whole bunch of people writing about one of my favourite books looking at all sorts of different angles Some saying things I agree with, some I didn t, some new ideas etc lots of fun. Ok, so I didn t read all of it, but the essays I did get to were interesting and smart.
- 324 pages
- The New Utopian Politics of Ursula K. Le Guin's The Dispossessed
- Laurence Davis
- 22 October 2019 Laurence Davis