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1940 dystopian novel by Swedish novelist Karin Boye, which envisions a future of drab terror. Wikipedia
In both science fiction and utopia/dystopian fiction, authors have made frequent use of the age-old idea of a global state and, accordingly, of world government. Egalitarian and utopian world supervised (rather than controlled) by a benevolent (and usually democratic) world government. Wikipedia
Dystopian novel by English author Aldous Huxley, written in 1931 and published in 1932. Intelligence-based social hierarchy, the novel anticipates huge scientific advancements in reproductive technology, sleep-learning, psychological manipulation and classical conditioning that are combined to make a dystopian society which is challenged by only a single individual: the story's protagonist. Wikipedia
Dystopian novel written by Julianna Baggott and published in 2012. The first part of a trilogy, it tells the story of Pressia and her people, living in a post-apocalyptic world destroyed by nuclear bombs, and Partridge and his people who live inside The Dome, a giant bunker that spared people from the destruction. Wikipedia
- Outside Sweden, her best-known work is probably the novel Kallocain.
- In Sweden she is acclaimed as a poet, but internationally she is best known for the dystopian science fiction novel Kallocain (1940).
- A stand again National Socialism was also made by Karin Boye in the novel Kallocain (1940) set in a future totalitarian world; the novel has since been translated into ten languages.
- Throughout its publication history, Nineteen Eighty-Four has been either banned or legally challenged, as subversive or ideologically corrupting, like the dystopian novels We (1924) by Yevgeny Zamyatin, Brave New World (1932) by Aldous Huxley, Darkness at Noon (1940) by Arthur Koestler, Kallocain (1940) by Karin Boye and Fahrenheit 451 (1953) by Ray Bradbury.
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