List of dystopian literature

This is a list of novels commonly viewed as dystopian literature. The majority of the listed works are not controversial, in the sense that their dystopian character is generally acknowledged. However, some are not universally classified as dystopias. Such debates frequently surround works that do not show the classic characteristics of dystopian fiction, such as a government that seeks total control of individuals' lives.

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1 19th century 2 20th century o 2.1 1900s o 2.2 1910s o 2.3 1920s o 2.4 1930s o 2.5 1940s o 2.6 1950s o 2.7 1960s o 2.8 1970s o 2.9 1980s o 2.10 1990s 3 21st century 4 See also 5 References

19th century
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The Last Man (1826) by Mary Shelley A Sojourn in the City of Amalgamation, in the Year of Our Lord, 19-- (1835) by Oliver Bolokitten[1] Paris in the 20th Century (1863) by Jules Verne[citation needed] The Republic of the Future (1887) by Anna Bowman Dodd[2] The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollop A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder (1888) by James De Mille[citation needed] Caesar's Column (1890) by Ignatius L. Donnelly[3] The Time Machine (1895) by H. G. Wells[citation needed] When The Sleeper Wakes (1899) by H. G. Wells[4]

20th century
1900s
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The First Men in the Moon (1901) by H. G. Wells[4] The Scarlet Empire (1906) by David MacLean Parry The Iron Heel (1908) by Jack London[4] The Machine Stops (1909) by E. M. Forster[4] Die Andere Seite (1909) by Alfred Kubin

1910s

Meccania, the Super-State (1918), by Owen Gregory

1920s
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R.U.R. (1920) by Karel Čapek [5] We (1921) by Yevgeny Zamyatin[4] The Trial (1925) by Franz Kafka[citation needed]

1930s
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Brave New World (1932) by Aldous Huxley[4] The Shape of Things to Come (1933) by H. G. Wells Kazohinia (1935) by Sándor Szathmári It Can't Happen Here (1935) by Sinclair Lewis War with the Newts (1936) by Karel Čapek Swastika Night (1937) by Katharine Burdekin Anthem (1938) by Ayn Rand[4]

1940s
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Darkness at Noon (1940) by Arthur Koestler[6] ""If This Goes On—"" (1940) by Robert A. Heinlein[4] Kallocain (1940) by Karin Boye Ravage (1943) by René Barjavel That Hideous Strength (1945) by C. S. Lewis Bend Sinister (1947) by Vladimir Nabokov[7] Ape and Essence (1948) by Aldous Huxley[4] Final Blackout (1948) by L. Ron Hubbard "The Lottery" (1948) by Shirley Jackson Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) by George Orwell[8]

1950s

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Limbo, (vt. Limbo 90) (1952) by Bernard Wolfe[4] Player Piano (also known as Utopia 14) (1952) by Kurt Vonnegut[9] Fahrenheit 451 (1953) by Ray Bradbury[4] One (also published as Escape to Nowhere) (1953) by David Karp [10] The Space Merchants (1953) by Frederik Pohl and Cyril M. Kornbluth The Chrysalids (1955) by John Wyndham[citation needed] Atlas Shrugged (1957) by Ayn Rand[citation needed] The Glass Bees (1957) by Ernst Junger[citation needed] Kazohinia (1958) by Sándor Szathmári[citation needed] Level 7 (1959) by Mordecai Roshwald[citation needed] Naked Lunch (1959) by William S. Burroughs[11] Time Out of Joint (1959) by Philip K. Dick[citation needed]

1960s
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Facial Justice (1960) by L. P. Hartley[12] A Canticle for Leibowitz(1960) by Walter M. Miller, Jr. "Harrison Bergeron" (1961) by Kurt Vonnegut[13] A Clockwork Orange (1962) by Anthony Burgess[citation needed] The Wanting Seed (1962) by Anthony Burgess[citation needed] Cloud On Silver (US title Sweeney's Island) (1964) by John Christopher[14] Nova Express (1964) by William S. Burroughs[4] "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman (1965) by Harlan Ellison[citation
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Make Room! Make Room! (1966) by Harry Harrison[4] Logan's Run (1967) by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson[citation
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) by Philip K. Dick[citation needed] Stand on Zanzibar (1968) by John Brunner[4] "Welcome to the Monkey House" (1968) by Kurt Vonnegut[citation needed] The Jagged Orbit (1969) by John Brunner[4]

1970s
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This Perfect Day (1970) by Ira Levin[15] The Lathe of Heaven (1971) by Ursula K. Le Guin[16] Smith's Dream (1971) by C. K. Stead[citation needed] The World Inside (1971) by Robert Silverberg[citation needed] Metropole (1971) by Ferenc Karinthy The Sheep Look Up (1972) by John Brunner[4] A Scanner Darkly (1973) Philip K. Dick Memoirs Found in a Bathtub (1973) by Stanisław Lem[citation needed] The Dispossessed (1974) by Ursula K. Le Guin[17] Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said (1974) by Philip K. Dick[18] Memoirs of a Survivor (1974) by Doris Lessing[citation needed] The Shockwave Rider (1975) by John Brunner[4]

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A World Out of Time (1976) by Larry Niven[citation needed] 1985 (1978) by Anthony Burgess[citation needed] The Yawning Heights (1978) by Aleksandr Zinovyev[citation needed] Alongside Night (1979) by J. Neil Schulman[19] The Long Walk (1979) by Stephen King[citation needed]

1980s
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Mockingbird (1980) by Walter Tevis[citation needed] The Running Man (1982) by Richard Bachman[citation needed] And Still the earth (1983) by Ignácio de Loyola Brandão Neuromancer (1984) by William Gibson[citation needed] Dayworld (1985) by Philip José Farmer[20] The Handmaid's Tale (1985) by Margaret Atwood[4] Count Zero (1986) by William Gibson[21] The Last Election (1986) by Pete Davies[citation needed] Moscow 2042 (1986) by Vladimir Voinovich[citation needed] The Shore of Women (1986) by Pamela Sargent[citation needed] Ambient (1987) by Jack Womack[citation needed] Drowning Towers (1987) by George Turner[citation needed] In the Country of Last Things(1987) by Paul Auster[citation needed] Obernewtyn Chronicles (1987-2008) by Isobelle Carmody[22] Sea of Glass (1987) by Barry B. Longyear[citation needed] The Domination (1988) by S. M. Stirling[citation needed] Mona Lisa Overdrive (1988) by William Gibson[citation needed] Terraplane (1988) by Jack Womack[citation needed] Chung Kuo (1989) by David Wingrove[citation needed] Dystopia (1989) by Dennis Jürgensen

1990s
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Heathern (1990) by Jack Womack[citation needed] My Melancholy Face (1991) by Heinrich Böll Fatherland (1992) by Robert Harris[23] The Children of Men (1992) by P.D. James[24] The Fifth Sacred Thing (1993) by Starhawk[citation needed] The Giver (1993) by Lois Lowry[25] Invitation to the Game (1993) by Monica Hughes[citation needed] Parable of the Sower (1993) by Octavia Butler[citation needed] Virtual Light (1994) by William Gibson[citation needed] Gun, with Occasional Music (1994) by Jonathan Lethem[26] The Diamond Age, or A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer (1995) by Neal Stephenson[27] Battle Royale (1999) by Koushun Takami[28]

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Feed (2002) by M. T. Anderson[29] Oryx and Crake (2003) by Margaret Atwood[30] Manna (2003) by Marshall Brain[31] The Bar Code Tattoo (2004) by Suzanne Weyn[32] Cloud Atlas (2004) by David Mitchell[33] Divided Kingdom (2005) by Rupert Thomson [34] The Possibility of an Island (2005) by Michel Houellebecq[citation needed] The Traveler (2005) by John Twelve Hawks[citation needed] Never Let Me Go (2005) by Kazuo Ishiguro [35] Bar Code Rebellion (2006) by Suzanne Weyn[32] The Book of Dave (2006) by Will Self[36] The Road (2006) by Cormac McCarthy[citation needed]

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