13 dystopias that will be studied in history books: Le Transperceneige

We arrive at the tenth proposal in this series of 13 Dystopias that will be studied in history books, continuing with the graphic novel format, although we leave the English language (predominant in this series) behind to talk about a work written in French. A dystopia that, like several of those already presented, was published in volumes over several years: […]

1 dystopia to be studied in Galician history books: Ellipsis and Other Shadows

Today, July 25, we take advantage of the celebration of Galician Motherland Day to make a small stop on this path that we began to travel in the month of May, and that leads us to review some of the most significant titles of the dystopian genre. Or, rather than a stop along the way, we could talk about a […]

13 dystopias that will be studied in history books: V for Vendetta

The ninth work proposed within the framework of this series of 13 Dystopias That Will Be Studied in History Books involves a change of format with respect to the previous titles. Finally, the graphic novel increases this list of great works of the dystopian genre. Thus, today we want to propose a title to which the popular imagination of the […]

13 dystopias that will be studied in history books: The Space Merchants

Today we bring you the eighth proposal in this series of 13 dystopias to be studied in history books, a work initially published in installments in the early 1950s in the journal Galaxy Science Fiction. Within the framework of this series, it has two peculiarities that differentiate it from the previous recommendations, since it is the first work written by […]

13 dystopias that will be studied in history books: Brave New World

We reach the equator of this new series of 13 Dystopias that will be studied in history books with an essential work of the dystopian novel (although its title seems to suggest that it has no place in this series of undesirable corrupted utopias). A work that knew how to present, like few others, and in a tremendously graphic way, […]

13 dystopias that will be studied in history books: 1984

The work selected for this new installment of the series 13 Dystopias that will be studied in history books is, in addition to being one of the most recognized novels of the dystopian genre (and as such, a jewel of contemporary literature), a painstaking study on the nature of totalitarianisms. A text that, like so many of those proposed in […]

13 dystopias that will be studied in history books: Neuromancer

The fifth proposal in this series of 13 Dystopias that will be studied in history books is none other than one of the forerunners of cyberpunk. A text worthy of the Nebula Award, the Hugo Award and the Philip K. Dick Award, which acknowledges it as one of the best science fiction novels published in the USA: Neuromancer, by William […]

13 dystopias that will be studied in history books: Fahrenheit 451

Little remains to be said about the fourth proposal in this series of 13 Dystopias to be studied in history books, a classic among the classics of the dystopian genre. It is a work that revolves around an idea maintained by many authorities throughout history: that books are dangerous because, as a tool that allows us to expand critical awareness, […]

13 dystopias that will be studied in history books: The Handmaid’s Tale

The third proposal in the series 13 Dystopias that will be studied in history books is a work that, for several years, has been on everyone’s lips, due to its successful adaptation to the audiovisual format. But before being a television fiction acclaimed by critics and audiences, the story to which we refer today (which was also adapted to cinema […]

13 dystopias that will be studied in history books: The Word for World Is Forest

The second proposal in the series 13 Dystopias that will be studied in history books is clearly an ecological and anti-colonial background work. There are many topics covered in its pages, and many lines of thought that influence them, although the argument could be summarized as the eternal struggle between a fictional colonized civilization (peaceful and respectful of nature), and […]