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THE BLAZING WORLD TO THE HUNGER GAMES: GIRLS, WOMEN, UTOPIA AND DYSTOPIA
The relationship between women and utopia/dystopia can be traced from Margaret Cavendish’s The Blazing World, and extends to tomorrow. This course will explore the history of feminist utopian/dystopian fiction, including works by Cavendish, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Joanna Russ, Ursula K. Le Guin, Marge Piercy, Margaret Atwood, Suzanne Collins, and others.