“The Mnemone”

Title“The Mnemone”
Year for Search1971
AuthorsSheckley, Robert(1928-2005)
Secondary TitleCan You Feel Anything When I Do This?
Pagination104-15
Date Published1971
PublisherDoubleday & Co.
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The story is set in a future dystopia in which most words have been lost, and some people, called Mnemones, travel from place to place selling words.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley. Book Four (Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, 1991), 245-53.

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Author Note

(1928-2005)

Full Text

1971 Sheckley, Robert (1928-2005). “The Mnemone.” In his Can You Feel Anything When I Do This? (Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1971), 104-15. Rpt. in The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley. Book Four (Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, 1991), 245-53. PSt

The story is set in a future dystopia in which most words have been lost, and some people, called Mnemones, travel from place to place selling words.