"Breakdown"

Title"Breakdown"
Year for Search1942
AuthorsWilliamson, Jack [John Stewart](1908-2006)
Secondary TitleAstounding Science Fiction (New York)
Volume / Edition28.5
Pagination9-26
Date PublishedJanuary 1942
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia of union domination. The author says that it is not intended to be anti-labor but “to contrast the forces of social creation and the facts of social stagnation” (People Machines, 153).

Additional Publishers

U. K. ed. Astounding Science Fiction 28. 5 (January 1942): 2-19. Rpt. in U. K. ed. Astounding Science Fiction 8.1 (December 1951): 2-36; in Journey to Infinity. Ed. Martin Greenberg (New York: Gnome Press, 1951), 110-44; in his People Machines (New York: Ace Books, 1971), 154-87, with an author’s note on 151-53; and in The Collected Stories of Jack Williamson Volume Seven: With Folded Hands and Searching Mind (Royal Oak, MI: Haffner Press, 2010), 19-54

Holding Institutions

Merril, MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

(1908-2006)

Full Text

1942 Williamson, Jack [John Stewart] (1908-2006). “Breakdown.” Astounding Science Fiction (New York) 28.5 (January 1942): 9-26. U. K. ed. Astounding Science Fiction 28. 5 (January 1942): 2-19. Rpt. in U. K. ed. Astounding Science Fiction 8.1 (December 1951): 2-36; ; in Journey to Infinity. Ed. Martin Greenberg (New York: Gnome Press, 1951), 110-44; in his People Machines (New York: Ace Books, 1971), 154-87, with an author’s note on 151-53; and in The Collected Stories of Jack Williamson Volume Seven: With Folded Hands and Searching Mind (Royal Oak, MI: Haffner Press, 2010), 19-54. Merril, MoU-St, PSt

Dystopia of union domination. The author says that it is not intended to be anti-labor but “to contrast the forces of social creation and the facts of social stagnation” (People Machines, 153).