Our experiences with the novel
Neil Postman on why the novel is applicable to our lives
Some historical background: Modernism, technology, governing social narratives, and bioethics
How this novel compares to other 20th-c. dystopias
Sexuality divorced from reproduction
The specter of Shakespeare and what books do for us
What do they worship in New London?
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