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The dispossessed

Ursula K. Le Guin

The dispossessed

an ambiguous Utopia

by Ursula K. Le Guin

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Published by EOS in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUrsula K. Le Guin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3562.E42 D57 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination387 p. :
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20188291M
    ISBN 100061054887


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Throughout the book, chapters will alternate between Shevek’s present visit to Urras and his past life on Anarres. The novel introduces early on the ways in which Anarresti society places emphasis on work and communal spaces rather than on the more exclusive relationships between romantic partners or parents and children.

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Shevek travels to Urras despite the mild protest of many on his home planet of Anarres. When he arrives, Shevek is treated like a celebrity, but he finds the customs of Urras radically different from those he has known before.

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