Mar 15, 2021
In the New Wave, a new batch of dystopian stories appeared that reflected the newer concerns of the time. These were different from the classics like Nineteen Eighty-Four--more diverse, and very often more hopeful. In this episode, we explore the highlights of these stories.
Short story recommendation: "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut.
My essay on the classic dystopias.
Kurt Vonnegut on "Harrison Bergeron."
Darryl Hattenhauer on "Harrison Bergeron."
My analysis of Logan's Run.
Other works discussed:
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Logan's Run by William Francis Nolan and George Clayton Johnson