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Ernest Callenbach (1929–2012)

Autor(a) de Ecotopia

25+ Works 1,836 Membros 39 Críticas 3 Favorited

About the Author

Ernest Callenbach was born on April 3, 1929. He received a bachelor's degree in English in 1949 and a master's degree in English in 1953 from the University of Chicago. Two years later, after studying at the Sorbonne in Paris, he became an assistant editor for the University of California Press. He mostrar mais founded Film Quarterly in 1958 and edited it for 33 years. He also edited books on film for the university. He wrote several books including Ecotopia, Ecotopia Emerging, and Living Cheaply with Style. He died of cancer on April 16, 2012 at the age of 83. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Séries

Obras por Ernest Callenbach

Ecotopia (1975) 1,249 exemplares
Ecotopia Emerging (1981) 220 exemplares
Ecology: A Pocket Guide (1998) 75 exemplares
Humphrey: The Wayward Whale (1986) 49 exemplares
Publisher's Lunch (1989) 14 exemplares
The Complete Ecotopia (2021) 11 exemplares
A Citizen Legislature (1985) 8 exemplares
Film Quarterly 3 exemplares
Film Quarterly: Winter 1958 (1958) — Editor — 2 exemplares

Associated Works

Future Primitive: The New Ecotopias (1994) — Contribuidor — 148 exemplares
The Utopia Reader (1999) — Contribuidor, algumas edições113 exemplares
Constructing Nature: Readings from the American Experience (1996) — Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
Streetopia (1712) — Contribuidor — 15 exemplares
New American Review 8 (1970) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

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Críticas

Story: 5 / 10
Characters: 6
Setting: 10
Prose: 7.5
 
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MXMLLN | 28 outras críticas | Jan 12, 2024 |
Ich habe ein Buch bei BookCrossing.com registriert!
http://www.BookCrossing.com/journal/13651585

Kaum zu glauben, dass das Buch schon über 40 Jahre alt, aber wie aktuell es dabei ist. Etwas zu viel Hippie-Kultur, aber absolut lesenswert.
 
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Stonerrockfan | 28 outras críticas | Oct 8, 2023 |
I'm of two minds about this book. On the one hand, it's an interesting and insightful set of ideas about what an independent Cascadia might look like, and the values of the culture that would grow there. On the other hand, as a book it's more than a little pulpy and chauvinistic - a relic of its time for sure. Callenbach's vision of a utopian future also misses the mark pretty significantly on race, one of the places Ecotopia has diverged quite starkly from reality. Ultimately it's an interesting read about what some people might have hoped the future held for us, and a vision of what we might aspire to, wrapped in an imperfect and in some places quite flawed package.… (mais)
 
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DarthFisticuffs | 28 outras críticas | Jul 20, 2023 |
Investigative reporter William Weston crosses the Sierra Nevada mountains and enters Ecotopia, the first American to do so since the Ecotopian secession from the U.S. in 1980
 
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aitastaes | Nov 28, 2022 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
25
Also by
5
Membros
1,836
Popularidade
#14,021
Avaliação
½ 3.5
Críticas
39
ISBN
58
Línguas
10
Marcado como favorito
3

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