21L.448J | Fall 2010 | Undergraduate

Darwin and Design

Video Lectures

Lecture 15: Naturalism and Utopia: Samuel Butler's "Erewhon"

Topics: Naturalism and Utopia: Samuel Butler’s Erewhon

  1. Utopian literary tradition
  2. Technological utopianism
  3. Utopias and the satirical tradition
  4. Eugenical thought
  5. Victorian England
  6. Musical banks
  7. Mid-Victorian religion
  8. Satire

Instructor: Prof. James Paradis

Course Info

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Fall 2010
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Videos
Written Assignments