"The End of the World"

Title"The End of the World"
Year for Search1930
AuthorsSutherland, Helen
Secondary TitleTruth
Date PublishedNovember 26, 1930
KeywordsFemale author
Annotation

The story depicts the world as it faces the period after a plague kills most men with few men born afterwards until the last man dies. Women successfully fulfil all the roles that men had held, but they will all gradually die. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The End of the World and Other Catastrophes. Ed. Mike [Michael Raymond Donald] Ashley (London: British Library, 2019), 31-35, with an editor’s note on 29

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Mike Ashley speculates that the female author might be Helen Christian Sutherland (1881-1965), an art collector and patron, but could find no evidence for the attribution.

Full Text

1930 Sutherland, Helen. “The End of the World.” Truth (November 26, 1930). Rpt. in The End of the World and Other Catastrophes. Ed. Mike [Michael Raymond Donald] Ashley (London: British Library, 2019), 31-35, with an editor’s note on 29. PSt

The story depicts the world as it faces the period after a plague kills most men with few men born afterwards until the last man dies. Women successfully fulfil all the roles that men had held, but they will all gradually die. Mike Ashley speculates that the female author might be Helen Christian Sutherland (1881-1965), an art collector and patron, but could find no evidence for the attribution.