“LIMBs”

Title“LIMBs”
Year for Search2012
AuthorsElliott, Julia(b. 1968)
Secondary TitleTin House
Volume / Editionno. 51
Pagination12-29
Date PublishedSpring 2012
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

A dystopia of growing old in the future. The story is set in an old age home where the residents are being used to test high-tech ways of improving their ability to think and remember as well as to move around. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in her The Wilds: Stories (Portland, OR/Brooklyn, NY: Tin House, 2014); and in Invaders: 22 Tales From the Outer Limits of Literature. Ed. Jacob Weisman (San Francisco, CA: Tachyon, 2016), 59-77. 

Illustration

Illus

Holding Institutions

PU

Author Note

Female author (b. 1968)

Full Text

2012 Elliott, Julia (b. 1968). “LIMBs.” Illus. Tin House, no. 51 (Spring 2012): 12-29. Rpt. in her The Wilds: Stories (Portland, OR/Brooklyn, NY: Tin House, 2014); and in Invaders: 22 Tales From the Outer Limits of Literature. Ed. Jacob Weisman (San Francisco, CA: Tachyon, 2016), 59-77. PU 

A dystopia of growing old in the future. The story is set in an old age home where the residents are being used to test high-tech ways of improving their ability to think and remember as well as to move around. Female author