"The Child of the Phalanstery"

Title"The Child of the Phalanstery"
Year for Search1884
Authors[Allen], [Charles Grant Blairfindie](1848-99)
Tertiary AuthorsJ. Arbuthnot Wilson [pseud.]
Secondary TitleBelgravia
Volume / Edition54
Pagination163-76
Date PublishedAugust 1884
KeywordsCanadian author, English author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Satire directed at Charles Fourier (1772-1837). Presents a Fourierist phalanx in dystopian terms.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The New York Times (August 24, 1884): 10; in his Strange Stories (London: Chatto and Windus, 1884), 301-20; in his Twelve Tales, with a Headpiece, a Tailpiece, and An Intermezzo: Being Selected Stories (London: Grant Richards, 1899), 45-64; in his The Backslider (New York/London: Lewis Scribner, 1901), 313-42; and in Scientific Romance: An International Anthology of Pioneering Science Fiction. Ed. Brian M[ichael] Stableford (Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2017), 92-107

Pseudonym

J. Arbuthnot Wilson [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

DLC, L, PSt

Author Note

The author (1848-99) was born in Canada, educated in the U. S. and England, and lived for five years in Jamaica. In 1876, he moved from Jamaica to England, where he spent his entire writing career.

Full Text

1884 [Allen, Charles Grant Blairfindie] (1848-99). “The Child of the Phalanstery.” By J. Arbuthnot Wilson [pseud.]. Belgravia 54 (August 1884): 163-76. Rpt. in The New York Times (August 24, 1884): 10; in his Strange Stories (London: Chatto and Windus, 1884), 301-20; in his Twelve Tales, with a Headpiece, a Tailpiece, and An Intermezzo: Being Selected Stories (London: Grant Richards, 1899), 45-64; in his The Backslider (New York/London: Lewis Scribner, 1901), 313-42; and in Scientific Romance: An International Anthology of Pioneering Science Fiction. Ed. Brian M[ichael] Stableford (Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2017), 92-107. DLC, L, PSt

Satire directed at Charles Fourier (1772-1837). Presents a Fourierist phalanx in dystopian terms. The author was born in Canada, educated in the U. S. and England, and also lived for five years in Jamaica. In 1876, he moved from Jamaica to England, where he spent his entire writing career.