"Absalom's Mother"

Title"Absalom's Mother"
Year for Search2006
AuthorsMarley, Louise (b. 1952)
Secondary AuthorsAnders, Lou
Secondary TitleFutureshocks
Pagination168-88
Date Published2006
PublisherRoc
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Authoritarian dystopia with centralized control of all aspects of life. The story is about the revolt of a group of women against the drafting of their children into the workforce and the militia at a very young age. Schooling involves teaching children how to do the jobs they are already required to do.

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Author Note

Female author (b. 1952).

Full Text

2006 Marley, Louise (b. 1952). “Absalom’s Mother.” Futureshocks. Ed. Lou Anders (New York: Roc, 2006), 168-88. PSt

Authoritarian dystopia with centralized control of all aspects of life. The story is about the revolt of a group of women against the drafting of their children into the workforce and the militia at a very young age. Schooling involves teaching children how to do the jobs they are already required to do. Female author.