Future Life; or, Scenes in Another World

TitleFuture Life; or, Scenes in Another World
Year for Search1858
AuthorsWood, George (1799-1870)
Date Published1858
PublisherDerby and Jackson
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Heaven but presented as a eutopia of art and beauty. “Michael Angelo” has built a new St. Peter’s, and the people enjoy a new oratorio by Handel, ably assisted by Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. Discussion of a wide variety of subjects with various saints and illustrious people of the past. One of the characters is Peter Schlemihl from 1848 Wood.

Additional Publishers

After Elizabeth Stuart Phelps’s The Gates Ajar. Boston, MA: Fields, Osgood, 1868 proved popular, the book was rpt. as The Gates Wide Open or Scenes in Another World. Boston, MA: Lee and Shepard, 1869

Title Note

The Gates Wide Open or Scenes in Another World. Boston, MA: Lee and Shepard, 1869

Holding Institutions

Hathi, L, PSt, W2,1786.

Author Note

(1799-1870)

Full Text

1858 Wood, George (1799-1870). Future Life; or, Scenes in Another World. New York: Derby and Jackson. After Elizabeth Stuart Phelps’s The Gates Ajar. Boston, MA: Fields, Osgood, 1868 proved popular, the book was rpt. as The Gates Wide Open or Scenes in Another World. Boston, MA: Lee and Shepard, 1869. Hathi, L, PSt, W2,1786.

Heaven but presented as a eutopia of art and beauty. “Michael Angelo” has built a new St. Peter’s, and the people enjoy a new oratorio by Handel, ably assisted by Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. Discussion of a wide variety of subjects with various saints and illustrious people of the past. One of the characters is Peter Schlemihl from 1848 Wood.