A Paradigm of Earth

TitleA Paradigm of Earth
Year for Search2001
AuthorsDorsey, Candas Jane (b. 1952)
Date Published2001
PublisherTor
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsCanadian author, Female author
Annotation

The background to a first contact story is an extrapolation into the near future of a right-wing Canada that is mildly dystopian but growing worse. Described as “The revolution of the haves against the have nots” (121). Also presents an egalitarian eutopia in a communal setting with humans and aliens.

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

Canadian female author (b. 1952).

Full Text

2001 Dorsey, Candas Jane (b. 1952). A Paradigm of Earth. New York: Tor. Merril, PSt

The background to a first contact story is an extrapolation into the near future of a right-wing Canada that is mildly dystopian but growing worse. Described as “The revolution of the haves against the have nots” (121). Also presents an egalitarian eutopia in a communal setting with humans and aliens. Canadian female author.