Perspectives and Functions
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Marta Komsta - “They All Look and Speak Like Machines:” A Rational Dystopia in Andrew Acworth’s A New Eden
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Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin
“They All Look and Speak Like Machines:” A Rational Dystopia in Andrew Acworth’s A New Eden
They then fitted out two large ships with the necessities of life, and about fifty people having embarked, all sworn to the principles of Socialism, they left the old country and landed safely on a fertile island, which had escaped alike the incursions of the uncivilized savages and of the more refined savages calling themselves civilized. This island they named Isonesus, and the government they established was a pure isocracy. (Acworth 39)
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