"A Dialogue for the Year 2130, Extracted from the Album of a Modern Sibyl"

Title"A Dialogue for the Year 2130, Extracted from the Album of a Modern Sibyl"
Year for Search1830
Authors[Lister], [Thomas Henry](1800-42)
Secondary AuthorsReynolds, Frederic Mansel
Tertiary AuthorsThe Author of Granby [pseud.]
Secondary TitleThe Keepsake for MDCCCXXX
Pagination249-64
Date Published1830
PublisherPub. For the Proprietor, by Hurst, Chance, and Co.
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Satire on technology and colonialism. A future Britain with deep class divisions. Overeducated poor. Written as a play.

Pseudonym

The Author of Granby [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The author (1800-42) was the first Registrar General of England and Wales and responsible for establishing the General Register Office.

Full Text

1830 [Lister, Thomas Henry]. “A Dialogue for the Year 2130, Extracted from the Album of a Modern Sibyl.” By The Author of Granby [pseud.]. The Keepsake for MDCCCXXX. Ed. Frederic Mansel Reynolds (London: Pub. For the Proprietor, by Hurst, Chance, and Co., 1830), 249-64. L

Satire on technology and colonialism. A future Britain with deep class divisions. Overeducated poor. Written as a play. The author was the first Registrar General of England and Wales and responsible for establishing the General Register Office.