dystopia

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dystopia

 [dis-to´pe-ah]
malposition; displacement. adj., adj dystop´ic.

dys·to·pi·a

(dis-tō'pē-ă),
Faulty or abnormal position of a part or organ.
Synonym(s): allotopia, malposition
[dys- + G. topos, place]

dystopia

/dys·to·pia/ (-to´pe-ah) malposition; displacement.

dys·to·pi·a

(dis-tō'pē-ă)
Faulty or abnormal position of a part or organ.
Synonym(s): malposition.
[dys- + G. topos, place]

dystopia

malposition; displacement.
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Con respecto al vinculo que atane a este trabajo entre fragmentacion y utopismo Kumar dice en su libro Utopia and Anti-Utopia in Modern Times:
The haphazard choice of essays and the absence of a guiding view of the progress of utopia (or of the rise of anti-utopia and dystopia) in the twentieth century reduce this section to an almost random collection of essays.
Such a reading would begin with the point that apocalyptic bears within it the opposition of Utopia and anti-Utopia, especially in the way dire forecasts of annihilation have within them the seeds of a hope for something far better.
These include: his promising use of Feuerbach in regard to magic in the genre of fantasy, which I extended to understand both political myth and the political fantasy of China Mieville; the glimpses of a re-reading of apocalyptic, in which the genre of apocalyptic (initially a biblical genre) provides the dialectical relation of Utopia and anti-Utopia, and in which catastrophe functions as a code for Utopia; the delectable enticements of the forms of medieval theology; and, finally, his expansion of religion as both a collectivity and a cultural revolution, particularly in More's monastic and Protestant moments.
As Kumar explains in the later Utopia and Anti-Utopia in Modern Times, ecotopian theory has, on the whole, "resisted the temptation to turn to into a primitivist utopia of a Rousseauist kind.
The Millennium as the Anti-Utopia of Seventeenth Century Political Thought".
Stillman, "Utopia and Anti-utopia in Rousseau's Thought", 60-77), Rousseau is introduced as a utopian and anti-utopian thinker.
Up to this point, I have insisted upon similarities between Yeats's anti-utopias and those constructed by his decadent contemporaries, but it is also important to reiterate the differences that make the Irish poet's vision unique.
Nos encontramos en una coyuntura historica en la que las anti-utopias de fines del siglo XX y principios del XXI se materializan en espacios concretos.
BERNAYS PROPAGANDA: ROCK 'N' ROLL & ANTI-UTOPIAS [debate with the Macedonian group Bernays Propaganda about utopias today and yuppie dreams, followed by a concert] July 23, 7pm
The latter years of the 19th century were characterized not only by an important increase in the number of optimistic utopias but also by the sudden proliferation of anti-utopias .