Dystopias, Utopias, and Imagined Worlds

A perfect adjunct to the Key West Literary Seminar


Key West, Florida


January 8 – 13, 2012 (5 nights)


The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood


Key West and January – an attractive pairing. So too, The Handmaid’s Tale and The Baron in the Trees. Apparently so dissimilar, and yet when set beside one another, they couple perfectly. Atwood’s tale is a dystopian fable of the near future. It is a harsh nightmare set in a totalitarian theocracy, the former United States. It is a story of sub...

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