Originally published, London: Hamilton, 1932.
WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Learn more ››. PART I Utopia(s) – Worlds and Frontiers of the Imaginary. Utopia: A world to be, through denegation and affirmation of collective consciousness A.A. do Nascimento. The four modes of thinking framed by utopian discursivity. Or why we need Utopia F. Vieira. About The Imaginary World Of From the internationally bestselling creator of Wreck This Journal, a guide to building your own perfect world. In The Imaginary World of, Keri Smith asks readers to imagine something new: a unique world of their own making. If you have a favorite TV show, if you have a favorite color, this book will shine a light on that and help you use it to make, as the title says, the imaginary world of you. For more practiced worldbuilders: This is a collection of prompts, and a place to write in answers to those prompts/5().
Sir Thomas More ( - ) was the first person to write of a 'utopia', a word used to describe a perfect imaginary world. More's book imagines a complex, self-contained community set on an island, in which people share a common culture and way of life. Arguably one of the first books to invent an imaginary world, Thomas More's Utopia describes the travels of one man, Raphael Hythloday, to an undiscovered . Wow, there have been so many imaginary worlds! The narrower street definition of ‘utopia’ might still remain useful, i.e., where an ideal illustrates a social reform agenda. Thus, we might find or imagine a Puritan utopia, Brexit utopia, Green utopia, Marxist utopia or other news from nowhere. Worlds of Myst – mentioned in The Myst Reader (The Book of Atrus, The Book of Ti'ana and The Book of D'ni) by Rand Miller, Robyn Miller and David Wingrove, based on the video game series Myst by Cyan Worlds; N. Nankān – dark fantasy world mentioned in a book by German author Markus Heitz; Narnia – C. S. Lewis novels.
How great science fiction works By survey, “The Plurality of Imaginary Worlds: The Evolution of French Roman of Imaginary Worlds” provides a book list for the adventurous reader. Hythloday’s travels took him to the New World, the Americas, by way of sub-equatorial Asia. The lodestone is a cautionary image for the book as a whole: just as the lodestone can help people navigate the sea, so can Utopia help us navigate the difficulties of governing well; but to become too confident in such a guide is also to court disaster. Lin Carter’s Imaginary Worlds: The Art of Fantasy is a study of the evolution of fantasy fiction, beginning with its earliest predecessors to the work of then contemporary practitioners. Published in June as part of the Ballantine Adult Fantasy series, it is an ambitious title magnificently flawed by the hubris of its author/5. The term utopia was created from Greek by Sir Thomas More for his book Utopia, describing a fictional island society in the south Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South America.