restricted access   Volume 26, Number 1, 2015

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Utopia and Food

Guest Editors: Etta M. Madden, Timothy Miller, and Lyman Tower Sargent


Eating Ideally: Visions of Production, Consumption, Commensality, and Cleanup

pp. 2-18

The American Cockaigne from the Sixteenth Century to the Shmoo and Beyond

pp. 19-40

Charles Fourier Versus the Gastronomes: The Contested Ground of Early Nineteenth-Century Consumption and Taste

pp. 41-57

“A Formula for Freedom”: The Utopian Promise of the 1940s New Orleans Cooperative Movement

pp. 58-78

Food Choices and Voluntary Simplicity in Intentional Communities: What’s Race and Class Got to Do with It?

pp. 79-100

The Paleo Diet and the American Weight Loss Utopia, 1975–2014

pp. 101-124

Cannibal Tropes in Gilman’s Narrative of Discovery: The Food that Fuels the Nation

pp. 125-142

Radical Acts of Cultivation: Ecological Utopianism and Genetically Modified Organisms in Ruth Ozeki’s All Over Creation

pp. 143-159

Ustopian Breakfasts: Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam

pp. 160-182

Utopia and Nonviolence: The Plenary Papers from the Pifteenth International Utopian Studies Conference, Prague, 2015

“To Live Consciously Is to Sow the Whirlwind”: Reflections on the Utopian Standpoint of Nonviolence

pp. 184-202

From Montgomery to Tahrir Square: The Transnational Journeys of Nonviolence and Utopia

pp. 203-219

Cities of the Warriors, Cities of the Sages

pp. 220-234


Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating by Norman Wirzba (review)

pp. 236-239

Political Gastronomy: Food and Authority in the English Atlantic World by Michael LaCombe (review)

pp. 240-243

Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century by Helen Zoe Veit (review)

pp. 244-247

Global Appetites: American Power and the Literature of Food by Allison Carruth (review)

pp. 248-251

Religion, Food, and Eating in North America ed. by Benjamin E. Zeller, Marie W. Dallam, Reid L. Neilson etal. (review)

pp. 252-255

The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism by Jeremy Rifkin (review)

pp. 256-259

Perfect Worlds: Utopian Fiction in China and the West by Douwe Fokkema (review)

pp. 260-264

Books Received

p. 265


pp. 266-268