1st Edition

Late Victorian Utopias: A Prospectus, Volume 1

By Gregory Claeys Copyright 2009

    This collection of literary utopias calls for a complete overhaul of existing assumptions about utopian writing in this period. The representation of utopian texts in these volumes shows that William Morris is far from "representative" of basic trends in the genre in this era.

    Volume 1 General Introduction [Ellis James Davis], Pyrna: A Commune; or, Under the Ice (1875) In the Future: A Sketch in Ten Chapters (1875) Etymonia (1875) [Henry Crocker Marriott Watson], Erchomenon; or, The Republic of Materialism (1879).