The Enemy Had It Too: A Play in Three Acts

TitleThe Enemy Had It Too: A Play in Three Acts
Year for Search1950
AuthorsSinclair, Upton [Beall](1878-1968)
Date Published1950
PublisherViking Press
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Post-catastrophe dystopian play with elements of farce. A biological agent is loosed and devastates the world. The survivors include those who degenerate into primitive tribal warfare, a few survivors who had been protected from the pandemic/plague, and a group returning from Mars, who bring Martians with them who will rejuvenate the Earth. Mars had once had a great civilization, but Martians now live in tunnels.

Info Notes

Sinclair wrote a number of utopias; see 1903, 1907, 1914, 1928, 1933 (2), 1935 (2), 1936, and 1948 Sinclair.

Holding Institutions

NZ

Author Note

(1878-1968)

Full Text

1950 Sinclair, Upton [Beall] (1878-1968). The Enemy Had It Too: A Play in Three Acts. New York: Viking Press. NZ

Post-catastrophe dystopian play with elements of farce. A biological agent is let loose and devastates the world. The survivors include those who degenerate into primitive tribal warfare, a few survivors who had been protected from the pandemic/plague, and a group returning from Mars, who bring Martians with them who will help rejuvenate the Earth. Mars had once had a great civilization, but Martians now live in tunnels.