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The Order and the Other: Young Adult Dystopian Literature and Science Fiction

Joseph W. Campbell


The Order and the Other is a call to reexamine the relationship between dystopian literature and science fiction by thinking about the work that each genre does on and for the reader. The author believes that this is especially necessary in regards to dystopian literature intended for adolescents. Now that the cultural boom of YA Dystopian texts is over, this book attempts to understand that boom by placing dystopian works into the larger context of belonging to literary history of dystopian works. It attempts to help readers see how surveillance and power form the way that not only the charac ... More

Keywords: Young adult dystopian literature, Science fiction, Use Value, Power, Subjectivity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781496824721
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2020 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496824721.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph W. Campbell, author
Casper College