Thursday, June 25, 2009

American Utopias

This site provides free access to online exhibition about 'American Utopias' which has been created by the Beinecke Library, Yale University. It includes essays on political works about utopias (ranging from the early writings of Thomas More to science fiction idealised worlds contained in the novels of the 1960s); the image of the Utopia in fiction and an overview of historical utopian communities in American history. Each section is illustrated with images of illustrations, in some case digitised primary source documents, from the holdings of the Beinecke Library.
Link: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/utopia/
Access: Free