"Go Tell the Phoenicians"

Title"Go Tell the Phoenicians"
Year for Search2006
AuthorsHughes, Matthew (b. 1949)
Secondary AuthorsWilson, Robert Charles (b. 1953), and van Belkom, Edo
Secondary TitleTesseracts Ten: A Celebration of New Canadian Speculative Fiction
Pagination157-81
Date Published2006
PublisherEdge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing
Place PublishedCalgary, AB, Canada
KeywordsCanadian author, Male author
Annotation

Eutopia briefly described as part of a story about the difficulties of understanding an alien society. People in the alien society mature quickly without any adolescence, which only occurs at the end of life, which is a period of complete physical indulgence. The children have a scientifically advanced, equitable, and egalitarian society. The alien society is contrasted with the bureaucratic organizations of Earth.

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

Canadian author (b. 1949).

Full Text

2006 Hughes, Matthew (b. 1949). “Go Tell the Phoenicians.” Tesseracts Ten: A Celebration of New Canadian Speculative Fiction. Ed. Robert Charles Wilson and Edo van Belkom (Calgary, AB, Canada: Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing, 2006), 157-81.

Eutopia briefly described as part of a story about the difficulties of understanding an alien society. People in the alien society mature quickly without any adolescence, which only occurs at the end of life, which is a period of complete physical indulgence. The children have a scientifically advanced, equitable, and egalitarian society. The alien society is contrasted with the bureaucratic organizations of Earth. Canadian author.