Read All about It! The Search for Utopia


Literature that imagined a new society and changed the world

Great thinkers have heretofore sought the secrets to a perfect society on Earth. Some believed that such secrets could be ascertained and implemented. Others have seen the quest for a perfect world as a great evil. Both types of thinkers penned books that have become recognized as great literary treasures of humankind. We will be immersing ourselves in some of these books in this class.

Instructor: Giulio Gallarotti

Date: Mondays – October 19, 26; November 2 and 9 

Time: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $95

  • Required Readings

    The quest for a perfect world:

    Thomas More, Utopia

    (October 19)

     H.G. Wells, A Modern Utopia

    (October 26)


    The quest gone terribly wrong:

     Aldous Huxley, A Brave New World

    (November 2)

     George Orwell, Animal Farm

    (November 9)