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Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

This course is part of the Literature Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

The vision of a dystopian future has preoccupied many novelists in the 20th and 21st centuries. Beginning with Orwell's 1984, this course will chart the genre in fiction and also in film, touching on novels by Margaret Atwood and Dave Eggers, and examining films including Metropolis, Bladerunner and Children of Men.


Course dates

17 Jul 2016 to 23 Jul 2016

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

04 Jul 2016

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code