課程資訊
課程名稱
烏托邦小說選讀
Introduction to Utopian Fiction 
開課學期
100-2 
授課對象
文學院  外國語文學系  
授課教師
張惠娟 
課號
FL2138 
課程識別碼
102 24140 
班次
 
學分
全/半年
半年 
必/選修
必修 
上課時間
星期五2,3,4(9:10~12:10) 
上課地點
共302 
備註
中英雙語授課
限學士班二年級以上
總人數上限:30人 
Ceiba 課程網頁
http://ceiba.ntu.edu.tw/1002utopia 
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課程概述

This course is an introduction to utopian literature. Attention will be paid first to some current utopian scholarship. Then we will study excerpts from various utopian novels with a view to appreciating diversity in the genre. 

課程目標
To introduce major utopian texts and to familiarize students with current utopian scholarship. 
課程要求
1.Regular attendance and active participation in class discussion.
2. Group oral report / Mid-term exam / Final exam
3. Term paper (optional; 4-6 pages) 
預期每週課後學習時數
 
Office Hours
每週五 14:00~16:00 
參考書目
Textbook:
A course pack prepared by the instructor.


Reference:
Baccolini, Raffaella, and Tom Moylan, eds. Dark Horizons: Science Fiction and
the Dystopian Imagination. New York: Routledge, 2003. Print.
DiTommaso, Lorenzo. “At the Edge of Tomorrow: Apocalypticism and Science
Fiction.” End of Days: Essays on the Apocalypse from Antiquity to Modernity.
Ed. Karolyn Kinane and Michael Ryan. Jefferson: McFarland, 2009. 221-41. Print.
Kemperink, Mary G., and Willemien H.S. Roenhorst. "Visualizing Utopia: An
Introduction." Visualizing Utopia. Ed. Mary G. Kemperink and Willemien H.S.
Roenhorst. Leuven: Peeters, 2007. ix-xix. Print.
Kumar, Krishan. “Aspects of the Western Utopian Tradition.” Thinking Utopia:
Steps into Other Worlds. Ed. Jörn Rüsen, Michael Fehr and Thomas W. Rieger.
New York: Berghahn, 2005. 17-31. Print.
---. Utopia and Anti-Utopia in Modern Times. Oxford: Blackwell, 1987. Print.
Johns, Alessa. "Feminism and Utopianism." The Cambridge Companion to Utopian
Literature. Ed. Gregory Claeys. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. 174-78. Print.
Moylan, Tom. Demand the Impossible: Science Fiction and the Utopian
Imagination. New York: Methuen, 1986. Print.

Further Readings:
Baccolini, Raffaella. “Gender and Genre in the Feminist Critical Dystopias of
Katherine Burdekin, Margaret Atwood, and Octavia Butler.” Future Females: The
Next Generation. Ed. Marleen S. Barr. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000. 13-
34. Print.
Claeys, Gregory, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Utopian Literature. Cambridge:
Cambridge UP, 2010. Print.
Donawerth, Jane. “The Feminist Dystopia of the 1990s: Record of Failure,
Midwife of Hope.” Future Females: The Next Generation. Ed. Marleen S. Barr.
Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000. 49-66. Print.
Hall, John R. Apocalypse: From Antiquity to the Empire of Modernity. Malden:
Polity, 2009. Print.
Haran, Joan. "(Re)Productive Fictions: Reproduction, Embodiment and Feminist
Science in Marge Piercy's Science Fiction." Science Fiction: Critical
Frontiers. Ed. Karen Sayer and John Moore. New York: St. Martin’s, 2000. 154-
68. Print.
Kumar, Krishan. Utopianism. Milton Keynes: Open UP, 1991. Print.
Levitas, Ruth. The Concept of Utopia. New York: Philip Allan, 1990. Print.
Logan, George M., ed. The Cambridge Companion to Thomas More. Cambridge:
Cambridge UP, 2011. Print.
Moylan, Tom. Scraps of the Untainted Sky: Science Fiction, Utopia, Dystopia.
Boulder, Colorado: Westview, 2000. Print.
Russell, Robert. Zamiatin's We. London: Bristol Classical P, 2000. Print.
Critical Studies in Russian Literature.
Sargent, Lyman Tower. “The Three Faces of Utopianism Revisited.” Utopian
Studies 5 (1994): 1-37. Print.
---. Utopianism: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2010. Print.
Suvin, Darko. Defined by a Hollow: Essays on Utopia, Science Fiction and
Political Epistemology. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2010. Print. Ralahine Utopian
Studies 6.
Thaler, Ingrid. Black Atlantic Speculative Fictions: Octavia E. Butler,
Jewelle Gomez, and Nalo Hopkinson. New York: Routledge, 2010. Print.
Wagar, W. Warren. H.G. Wells: Traversing Time. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 2004.
Print.
Weaver, Roslyn. “’The Shadow of the End’: The Appeal of Apocalypse in
Literary Science Fiction.” The End All around Us: Apocalyptic Texts and
Popular Culture. Ed. John Walliss and Kenneth G. C. Newport. London: Equinox,
2009. 173-97. Print.
Wolmark, Jenny. Aliens and Others: Science Fiction, Feminism and
Postmodernism. New York : Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1993. Print.
 
指定閱讀
 
評量方式
(僅供參考)
 
No.
項目
百分比
說明
1. 
Mid-term exam 
40% 
 
2. 
Final exam 
40% 
 
3. 
Group Oral presentation 
20% 
 
 
課程進度
週次
日期
單元主題
第1週
02/24  Introduction and course description 
第2週
03/02  Introduction to "Utopia":
Kemperink and Roenhorst, "Visualizing Utopia: An Introduction," Visualizing Utopia ix-xix.
Krishan Kumar, “Aspects of the Western Utopian Tradition,” Thinking Utopia 17-31. 
第3週
03/09  Thomas More, Utopia 
第4週
03/16  Thomas More, Utopia (cont.) 
第5週
03/23  Introduction to "Dystopia": Krishan Kumar, “Anti-Utopia, Shadow of Utopia,” Utopia and Anti-Utopia in Modern Times 99-130. 
第6週
03/30  H. G. Wells, The Time Machine 
第7週
04/06  Holiday 
第8週
04/13  H. G. Wells, The Time Machine (cont.) / Group Report Topic DUE / Term Paper (optional) Topic DUE 
第9週
04/20  Mid-term Exam 
第10週
04/27  Evgeny Zamyatin, We 
第11週
05/04  Evgeny Zamyatin, We (cont.) / Group Report 1  
第12週
05/11  Introduction to "Critical Utopia":
Tom Moylan, Demand the Impossible, 41-46.
Alessa Johns, "Feminism and Utopianism." Cambridge Companion to Utopian Literature, 174-78. / Group Report 2 
第13週
05/18  Marge Piercy, Woman on the Edge of Time / Group Report 3 
第14週
05/25  Marge Piercy, Woman on the Edge of Time (cont.) / Group Report 4 
第15週
06/01  Introduction to "Critical Dystopia": Raffaella Baccolini and Tom Moylan, "Introduction: Dystopia and Histories." Dark Horizons, 1-8. Lorenzo DiTommaso, "At the Edge of Tomorrow: Apocalypticism and Science Fiction." End of Days, 221-226. / Group Report 5 
第16週
06/08  Octavia Butler, Parable of the Sower / Group Report 6 
第17週
06/15  Octavia Butler, Parable of the Sower (cont.) / Group Report 7 / Term Paper (optional) DUE 
第18週
06/22  Final Exam