"Creatures of the Light"

Title"Creatures of the Light"
Year for Search1930
AuthorsEllis, Sophie(1893-1984)
Secondary TitleAstounding Stories of Super-Science (New York)
Volume / Edition1.2
Pagination196-220
Date PublishedFebruary 1930
KeywordsFemale author
Annotation

The focus of the story is the struggle between good and evil, but the setting is an attempt to create perfect human beings and shows that apparent perfection is undesirable.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Sci-Fi Womanthology. Comp. and ed. Forrest J. Ackerman and Pam Keesey (Rockville, MD: Sense of Wonder Press, 2003), 169-202; and in The Feminine Future: Early Science Fiction by Women Writers. Ed. Mike [Michael Raymond Donald] Ashley (Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2015), 176-212 with an editor’s note on 176. PUP

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Female author (1893-1984)

Full Text

1930 Ellis, Sophie Wenzel (1893-1984). “Creatures of the Light.” Astounding Stories of Super-Science (New York) 1.2 (February 1930): 196-220. Rpt. in Sci-Fi Womanthology. Comp. and ed. Forrest J. Ackerman and Pam Keesey (Rockville, MD: Sense of Wonder Press, 2003), 169-202; and in The Feminine Future: Early Science Fiction by Women Writers. Ed. Mike [Michael Raymond Donald] Ashley (Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2015), 176-212 with an editor’s note on 176. PUP

The focus of the story is the struggle between good and evil, but the setting is an attempt to create perfect human beings, but apparent perfection is undesirable. Female author.