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Looking Backward:
2000 - 1887 (Broadview Literary Texts)

by Edward Bellamy

ISBN 1551114062 / 9781551114064 / 1-55111-406-2
Publisher Broadview Press
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Edward Bellamys Looking Backward: 2000-1887 (1888) is one of the most influential utopian novels in English. The narrative follows Julian West, who goes to sleep in Boston in 1887 and wakes in the year 2000 to find that the era of competitive capitalism is long over, replaced by an era of co-operation. Wealth is produced by an "industrial army" and every citizen receives the same wage. This edition contains a rich selection of appendices, including excerpts from Bellamy's Equality and other writings; contemporary responses (by William Morris, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and others); excerpts from utopian works by Morris and William Dean Howells; and an excerpt from Henry George's Progress and Poverty. [via]