Angel Island

TitleAngel Island
Year for Search1913
AuthorsGillmore, Inez Haynes(1873-1970)
Date Published1913
PublisherPhillips Pub. Co.
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsBrazilian author, Female author, US author
Annotation

Isolated island with shipwrecked men showing the range of male attitudes toward women innocent winged-women. The men capture some of the women and cut their wings off and clip them every six months so that they cannot grow back. Girl children are born with wings, and the men plan to cut theirs off when they reach adulthood. The women revolt and win. A boy with wings is born.

Additional Publishers

1913 Gillmore, Inez Haynes (1873-1970). Angel Island. Illus. John Rae. New York: Phillips Pub. Co. Rpt. New York: Holt, 1914; in Famous Fantastic Mysteries 10.3 (February 1949): 10-90; New York: Arno Press, 1978; and New York: New American Library, 1988. U. K. ed. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1914.

Illustration

Illus. John Rae (1882-1963)

Famous Fantastic Mysteries version illus. Lawrence Sterne Stevens (1886-1960

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The author (1873-1970) was born in Brazil and lived most of her life in the U. S. Some sources say that Gillmore is a pseudonym for Inez Haynes Irwin but Irwin was her second husband’s surname, who she married in 1916

Full Text

1913 Gillmore, Inez Haynes (1873-1970). Angel Island. Illus. John Rae (1882-1963). New York: Phillips Pub. Co. Rpt. New York: Holt, 1914; illus. Lawrence Sterne Stevens (1886-1960) in Famous Fantastic Mysteries 10.3 (February 1949): 10-90; New York: Arno Press, 1978; and New York: New American Library, 1988. U. K. ed. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1914. Some sources say that Gillmore is a pseudonym for Inez Haynes Irwin but Irwin was her second husband’s surname, who she married in 1916. PSt

Isolated island with shipwrecked men showing the range of male attitudes toward innocent winged-women. The men capture some of the women and cut their wings off and clip them every six months so that they cannot grow back. Girl children are born with wings, and the men plan to cut theirs off when they reach adulthood. The women revolt and win. A boy with wings is born. The female author was born in Brazil and lived most of her life in the U. S.