"The Superannuation Department A.D. 1945"

Title"The Superannuation Department A.D. 1945"
Year for Search1906
AuthorsBenson, E[dward] F[rederic](1867-1940)
Tertiary AuthorsBenson, E. F.
Secondary TitleWindsor Magazine
Volume / Edition23.133
Pagination253-60
Date PublishedJanuary 1906
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Satire on the balance between individuals and the collective good. Everyone over 65 has to regularly demonstrate their usefulness to society with the testimony of witnesses–usefulness, beauty, moral improvement, and happiness are central but other answers are acceptable. Death for those who fail.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his Desirable Residences and Other Stories. Selected by Jack Adrian (Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1991), 197-207.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1867-1940)

Full Text

1906 Benson, E[dward] F[rederic] (1867-1940). “The Superannuation Department A. D. 1945.” Windsor Magazine 23.133  (January 1906): 253-60. Rpt. in his Desirable Residences and Other Stories. Selected by Jack Adrian (Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1991), 197-207. L, O

Satire on the balance between individuals and the collective good. Everyone over 65 has to regularly demonstrate their usefulness to society with the testimony of witnesses–usefulness, beauty, moral improvement, and happiness are central but other answers are acceptable. Death for those who fail.