An entirely new feature of a thrilling new novel! Entitled, the Social War of the Year 1900; or, The Conspirators and Lovers! A Lesson for Saints and Sinners

TitleAn entirely new feature of a thrilling new novel! Entitled, the Social War of the Year 1900; or, The Conspirators and Lovers! A Lesson for Saints and Sinners
Year for Search1872
AuthorsLandis, S[imon] M[ohler](1829-1902)
Tertiary AuthorsLandis, S. M.
Date Published1872
PublisherLandis Publishing Society
Place PublishedPhiladelphia, PA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Emphasis is on conspiracy and revolt, but an authoritarian constitution is provided.

Additional Publishers

The author published a dramatic version as A Thrilling prophetic drama, entitled The social war of 1900, or, The conspirators and lovers in five acts. [Philadelphia, PA]: S. M. Landis, 1873.

Holding Institutions

DLC, PSt, W2,1503

Author Note

Landis (1829-1902), a medical doctor, was tried for publishing and selling Secrets of Generation, described by the District Attorney as so obscene that it could not be entered into the trial record but attested to as not in any way obscene by various doctors. Landis was found guilty and sentenced to a year in prison and fined $500. The transcript of the trial was published as A Full Account of the Trial of S. M. Landis, M. D. For Uttering and Publishing a Book Entitled “Secrets of Generation.” Reported Phonographically, By C. R. Morgan, M. D. Philadelphia, PA: The First Progressive Christian Church of Philadelphia, 1870.

Full Text

1872 Landis, S[imon] M[ohler] (1829-1902). An entirely new feature of a thrilling new novel! Entitled, the Social War of the Year 1900; or, The Conspirators and Lovers! A Lesson for Saints and Sinners. Philadelphia, PA: Landis Publishing Society. The author published a dramatic version as A Thrilling prophetic drama, entitled The social war of 1900, or, The conspirators and lovers in five acts. [Philadelphia, PA]: S. M. Landis, 1873. DLC, PSt, W2,1503

Emphasis is on conspiracy and revolt, but an authoritarian constitution is provided. Landis, a medical doctor, was tried for publishing and selling Secrets of Generation, described by the District Attorney as so obscene that it could not be entered into the trial record but attested to as not in any way obscene by various doctors. Landis was found guilty and sentenced to a year in prison and fined $500. The transcript of the trial was published as A Full Account of the Trial of S. M. Landis, M. D. For Uttering and Publishing a Book Entitled “Secrets of Generation.” Reported Phonographically, By C. R. Morgan, M.D. Philadelphia, PA: The First Progressive Christian Church of Philadelphia, 1870.