Mizora: A Prophecy. A Mss. Found Among the Private Papers of the Princess Vera Zarovitch Being a true and faithful account of her Journey to the Interior of the Earth, with a careful description of the Country and its Inhabitants, their Customs, Manners and Government. Written by Herself

TitleMizora: A Prophecy. A Mss. Found Among the Private Papers of the Princess Vera Zarovitch Being a true and faithful account of her Journey to the Interior of the Earth, with a careful description of the Country and its Inhabitants, their Customs, Manners and Government. Written by Herself
Year for Search1880
Authors[Lane], [Mary E.(Bradley)](1844-1929?)
Tertiary AuthorsPrincess Vera Zarovitch [pseud.]
Date PublishedNovember 6, 1880 - February 5, 1881/1890
PublisherG.W. Dillingham
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Feminist eutopia in which science had solved all problems and there is no need for menial work. Men had become extinct. Teachers paid more than any other public position and education was free. No religion. Eugenics had eliminated anyone dark complected.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. as Mizora: A Prophecy. Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1975; as Mizora: A World of Women. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999; and as Mizora: A Prophecy. Ed. Jean Pfaelzer. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2000. Selections rpt. in Daring To Dream: Utopian Stories by United States Women, 1836-1919. Ed. Carol Farley Kessler (London: Pandora Press, 1984), 119-37 with an editor’s note on 117-18. Originally published as “Narrative of Vera Zarovitch” [subtitle beginning with Being is identical to that of the book]. Cincinnati Commercial (November 6, 12, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18, 25, 1880, January 1, 15 [mis-dated the 14th], 22, 29, February 5, 1881): 3 cols. 5-7, 3 cols. 4-6, [November 20 and 27 and December 4 missing], Extra Sheet 3 cols. 1-4, [December 18 missing], Extra Sheet 3 cols. 1-4, Extra Sheet 3 col. 7, Extra sheet 2 cols. 3-4, Extra sheet 2 cols. 3-4, Extra Sheet 3 cols. 4-6, Extra Sheet 3 cols. 3-4, Extra Sheet 2 cols. 3-4 [ICN].

Info Notes

Pfaelzer provides the first substantive information available on the author.

Title Note

“Narrative of Vera Zarovitch”

Pseudonym

Princess Vera Zarovitch [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

ICN, MoU-St, PSt, W3,3203

Author Note

Female author (1844-1929?).

Full Text

1880-81 [Lane, Mary E. (Bradley)] (1844-1929?). Mizora: A Prophecy. A Mss. Found Among the Private Papers of the Princess Vera Zarovitch [pseud.]. Being a true and faithful account of her Journey to the Interior of the Earth, with a careful description of the Country and its Inhabitants, their Customs, Manners and Government. Written by Herself. New York: G. W. Dillingham, 1890. Rpt. as Mizora: A Prophecy. Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1975; as Mizora: A World of Women. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999; and as Mizora: A Prophecy. Ed. Jean Pfaelzer. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2000. Pfaelzer provides the first substantive information available on the author. Selections rpt. in Daring To Dream: Utopian Stories by United States Women, 1836-1919. Ed. Carol Farley Kessler (London: Pandora Press, 1984), 119-37 with an editor’s note on 117-18. Originally published as “Narrative of Vera Zarovitch” [subtitle beginning with Being is identical to that of the book]. Cincinnati Commercial (November 6, 12, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18, 25, 1880, January 1, 15 [mis-dated the 14th], 22, 29, February 5, 1881): 3 cols. 5-7, 3 cols. 4-6, [November 20 and 27 and December 4 missing], Extra Sheet 3 cols. 1-4, [December 18 missing], Extra Sheet 3 cols. 1-4, Extra Sheet 3 col. 7, Extra sheet 2 cols. 3-4, Extra sheet 2 cols. 3-4, Extra Sheet 3 cols. 4-6, Extra Sheet 3 cols. 3-4, Extra Sheet 2 cols. 3-4 [ICN]. ICN, MoU-St, PSt, W3,3203

Feminist eutopia in which science had solved all problems and there is no need for menial work. Men had become extinct. Teachers paid more than any other public position and education was free. No religion. Eugenics had eliminated anyone with a dark complexion. Female author.