“Democracy in America”

Title“Democracy in America”
Year for Search2023
AuthorsHyde, Allegra
Secondary TitleThe Massachusetts Review
Volume / Edition64.1
Pagination80-100
Date PublishedSpring 2023
ISBN Number978-0-593-31526-2
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

The story focuses on “consignment” by which poor, young women, and some men, can sell their youthful looks to the rich elderly. Also notes the exploitation of immigrants; “desperation could be monetized” (155). In an online interview with Erin McReynolds, the female author discusses utopias at https://americanshortfiction.org/web-exclusive-interview-allegra-hyde/

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in her The Last Catastrophe (New York: Vintage Books/Penguin Random House, 2023), 143-173.

DOI10.1353/mar.2023.0013
Info Notes

In an online interview with Erin McReynolds, the author discusses utopias at https://americanshortfiction.org/web-exclusive-interview-allegra-hyde/

Holding Institutions

PSt, PU

Author Note

Female author.

Full Text

2023 Hyde, Allegra. “Democracy in America.” The Massachusetts Review 64.1 (Spring 2023): 80-100. https://doi.org/10.1353/mar.2023.0013 Rpt. in her The Last Catastrophe (New York: Vintage Books/Penguin Random House, 2023), 143-173. PSt, PU

The story focuses on “consignment” by which poor, young women, and some men, can sell their youthful looks to the rich elderly. Also notes the exploitation of immigrants; “desperation could be monetized” (155). In an online interview with Erin McReynolds, the female author discusses utopias at https://americanshortfiction.org/web-exclusive-interview-allegra-hyde/