"The Man of the Strong Arm"

Title"The Man of the Strong Arm"
Year for Search2008
AuthorsRoberts, Adam [Charles](b. 1965)
Secondary AuthorsWhates, Ian [George](b. 1959)
Secondary TitleCelebration: An anthology of original short stories commemorating the 50th anniversary of the British Science Fiction Association
Pagination215-35
Date Published2008
PublisherNewCon Press
Place Published[Weston], Eng.
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia with elements of satire on SF. The dystopia is a male chauvinist society that honors the strongest man and keeps most men in ignorance. Women are essentially slaves, but there is a strong women’s underground.

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Author Note

The English author (b. 1965) is Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Full Text

2008 Roberts, Adam [Charles] (b. 1965). “The Man of the Strong Arm.” Celebration: An anthology of original short stories commemorating the 50th anniversary of the British Science Fiction Association. Ed. Ian Whates ([Weston], Eng.: NewCon Press, 2008), 215-35. PSt

Dystopia with elements of satire on SF. The dystopia is a male chauvinist society that honors the strongest man and keeps most men in ignorance. Women are essentially slaves, but there is a strong women’s underground. The English author is Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature at Royal Holloway, University of London.