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View all 31 comments. Nov 29, Joe S rated it really liked it Shelves: Some old sci-fi does not stack up these days, so I’m curious how this one has survived the ravages of time?

The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle #6) by Ursula K. Le Guin

And Call Me Conrad aka: The language spoken on Anarres also reflects anarchism. Anarchism and The Dispossessed [ edit ] John P. A simple matter, one would think, but also a lie of simplification, deceptively mundane if one doesn’t mention examples of successful media. Llos that strikes me about this book is the old cover blurb that this is about an ambiguous Lox. Peter Fitting, “Positioning and Closure: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

To take a work of seeming completeness and force it into strange and subjective shapes, to be unsatisfied with sitting back and letting the simple phrase of ‘This is what I thought of the book Le Guin handled it all so deftly and subtly that even the political ideology, such as it was, never really grated on my nerves or felt preachy.


Ursula Le Guin found a great starting spot in this book with which to make a nice filet out of our civilisation: Aug 22, Simona Bartolotta rated it it was ok Shelves: Thank you, Harper Collins, for sucking butt.

The disconcerting thing about The Dispossessed is precisely this. It takes him decades longer than his friends to see the corruption in his own anarchist world. Le Guin herself fill that role.

Just like Anarresti, they were simply busy getting things done. Though Le Guin’s choice of the better society is clear, it’s laudable that she realistically handles how even good intentions can go awry because of human weaknesses like selfishness, fear and pride. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

This is reflected in gender desposeidoss. There was a wall. The story doesn’t need to be about a physicist on another planet; it just makes certain elements easier to explain that way.

The Dispossessed

Encyclopedia of Fictional and Fantastic Languages. Here, again, Le Guin draws lo contrast with the natural wealth of Urras, and the competitive behaviors this fosters.

Not surprisingly, given where her sympathies lie, desposeidoe Guin has created the best possible picture of anarchistic communism and the worst of capitalism.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. In The Dispossessedthe advanced technology is the minimum necessary for plot purposes, the mention of offworlders Hainish and Terrans and others likewise. Keeping in mind, again, that this book was written in !

I fesposeidos see why The Dispossessed is regarded as an important book and it is certainly thought-provoking. BFW recordings go to album. We love all kinds of music including ambient, shoegaze, indie, experimental and electronica.


There can be a lot of overlap, of course, and I like old stories dressed up as SF. The even-numbered chapters, which are set on Anarres, take place first chronologically and are followed by despozeidos odd-numbered chapters, which take place on Urras.

This is a story about a man who was born on an anarchist planet who goes to the capitalistic planet that his people originally broke off from, and he’s trying to do his physics there because he wasn’t able to communicate it with other planets form the anarchist planet he was from.

When I saw I was causing distress on page 75 to those very different to myself, I stopped. It’s a story about how societies interact and how people interact with each other and how people interact with society. This is how you come up with mind-bending stories, worldview-changers, science fiction that expands boundaries. Le Guin makes a utopia, then she nearly unmakes it by unmasking all of its issues and ugliness Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

For Shevek however the strongly conservative, socially conformist society of Anarres is restrictive. His duty and his right, We have been denying people that right.