“Society Sketches. A Visit to the Infernal Regions”

Title“Society Sketches. A Visit to the Infernal Regions”
Year for Search1883
AuthorsOur Very Special, Special Correspondent [pseud.]
Secondary TitleSociety (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Volume / Edition4.10 12, 14 - 16
Pagination117, 122, 141, 158, 170, 182
Date PublishedSeptember 8 - 22, October 6 - 20, 1883
Annotation

Satire, particularly focused on the Christchurch area, in a series of short sketches in which a printer finds a paper from 1000 years in the future that reports on the visit of a reporter to Tartarus, which has undergone numerous changes. During his visit there is a revolution.

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The first installment has the added subtitle “Introductory and Explanatory”; the others add “(Extract from the wonderful paper discovered by J. W.).”

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1883 Our Very Special, Special Correspondent [pseud.]. “Society Sketches. A Visit to the Infernal Regions.” Society (Christchurch, New Zealand) 4.10 12, 14 - 16 (September 8 - 22, October 6 - 20, 1883): 117, 122, 141, 158, 170, 182. The first installment has the added subtitle “Introductory and Explanatory”; the others add “(Extract from the wonderful paper discovered by J. W.).” MB

Satire, particularly focused on the Christchurch area, in a series of short sketches in which a printer finds a paper from 1000 years in the future that reports on the visit of a reporter to Tartarus, which has undergone numerous changes. During his visit there is a revolution.