Dystopian Literature 20th Century – 1920 -1930

Dystopian Literature Review

20th Century Dystopia Literature 1920 – 1930

Dystopian Literature 20th Century – 1920 -1930 – Lets take a look at some post-WW1 Dystopian Novels. This era produced many what can only be described as classic dystopia’s, the horror of war seeps through in many of the pages. The Authors had lived through and sometimes first-hand experience of hell on earth, an era of rapid technological advancement, societal change and progress. Dystopian Literature between 1920 to 1930 was certainly doom-laden, however, some wonderful concepts and ideas have been born by these great minds.

Book Title:  R.U.R.

Author: Karel Čapek

Published: 25 jan 1921

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.

Language: Czech

Pages: 58

Good reads rating:  3.87/5

About: This play is a science fictional. In which a factory produce artificial persons it may called robots by organic way. They are same as robots, however, they contains blood creatures are nearer to modern idea of technology. R.U.R is not dark with hope. It was very successful in North America and Europe.

Book Title:  WE

Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin

Published: 1921

Publisher: Avon Books

Language: Russian

Pages: 226

Good reads rating: 3.94 /5

About: Mental illness occurs when a man has some dreams because dreams can disturb your life. The spaceship built by some attacks to conquer some planets. One state is brought down by Mephi, is an organization, built for this special purpose. There is a “Green Wall” around the whole state.

Book Title:  Miasto światłości

Author: Mieczysław Smolarski

Published: 1924

Publisher:  Wydawnictwo Poznańskie

Language: Polish

Pages: 244

Good reads rating:  3.44/5

About: The fiction’s subjects incorporate antimilitarism and pacifism, common after World War. Molarski contended Huxley copied his work; nonetheless, the creator never tended to these cases. The epic transfers the apocalypse by two cataclysmic events. In 1982, cases of copyright infringement against Huxley were set up once more.

Book Title:  The Trial 

Author: Franz Kafka

Published: 1925

Publisher: Verlag Die Schmiede, Berlin

Language: German

Pages: 255

Good reads rating3.98/5

About: One of his best-known works, it recounts to the story of Josef K., a man captured and indicted by a remote, difficult to reach expert, with the idea of his wrongdoing uncovered neither to him nor to the examine. Josef later attempts to stand up to the directing judge over his case, yet just finds a specialist’s significant other.

Read More of Ralph’s Dystopian Reviews:

Dystopian Literature of the 19th Century

Dystopian Literature 20th Century – 1900 -1910

Dystopian Literature 20th Century 1910 – 1920

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