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The Past Is a Present Country: Model Towns and Commercial Utopias

Elizabeth Outka

in Consuming Traditions: Modernity, Modernism, and the Commodified Authentic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372694
eISBN:
9780199871704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372694.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the revolutions in town planning and community design that were inspired by the creation of model factory towns at the turn of the century, as well as by the rapid development ... More


Arrested Development: Utopian Desires, Designs and Deferrals in Man and Superman and John Bull’s Other Island

Susan Cannon Harris

in Irish Drama and the Other Revolutions: Playwrights, Sexual Politics, and the International Left, 1892-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424462
eISBN:
9781474434546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424462.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter draws on queer theories of futurity and the history of British socialism to explore Shaw’s radical ambivalence about Irishness and about utopian desire – which were, for him, intimately ... More


The Politics of Shaw's Irish Women in John Bull's Other Island

Brad Kent

in Shaw and Feminisms: On Stage and Off

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042435
eISBN:
9780813043067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042435.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Contemporary theory has frequently noted the imbrications of nationalism and feminism. It is surprising, then, that there has been virtually no feminist scholarship on the play in which Shaw makes ... More


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