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Searching for Utopian and Dystopian Literature

Produced by Alex Thurnher

Edited by Elizabeth Ladd

Expert guests make niche aspects of genre fiction accessible. Their discussion uncovers the important movements within a particular subset of literature. Utopian and dystopian authors are household names. We revisit older texts of the genres, but ultimately, these genres often converge in contemporary works. Hope, optimism, and change amidst the world’s most pressing problems remain, but this episode introduces literary works that dare to undermine establishment.