Edward Bellamy's Boston in 2000 from 1888 to 1897: The Evolution of Bellamy's Future Boston from Looking Backward Through Equality [Book Review]

Utopian Studies 27 (2):152 (2016)

In 1888 Edward Bellamy, a moderately successful journalist and novelist, produced Looking Backward, a eutopian novel that not only transformed his life but directly or indirectly affected the lives of many millions of people in all parts of the world and inspired hundreds of imitators, commentators, and critics to respond to Looking Backward or to write utopian novels in many languages.1 In addition, movements were started to attempt to put Bellamy’s ideas into practice,2 and at least one intentional community was founded supposedly based his ideas, even though he opposed such experiments.3 Bellamy, a shy man in poor health, suddenly found himself a major leader for reform, and he gave himself wholly to...
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