Cities of the Plain: A Democratic Melodrama

TitleCities of the Plain: A Democratic Melodrama
Year for Search1943
AuthorsComfort, Alex[ander](1920-2000)
Date Published1943
PublisherGrey Walls Press
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Anti-capitalist dystopia and revolt. A one act play showing a town run for profit with no concern for the workers who, mining radium, will die to provide a profit for the owners. 

Holding Institutions

GEU, PSt

Author Note

While the author (1920-2000) is best known for his books on sexual technique like The Joy of Sex (1972), his career ranged through fiction, poetry, anarchist theory, the biology of aging, and geriatric psychology.

Full Text

1943 Comfort, Alex[ander] (1920-2000). Cities of the Plain: A Democratic Melodrama. London: Grey Walls Press. GEU, PSt

Anti-capitalist dystopia and revolt. A one act play showing a town run for profit with no concern for the workers who, mining radium, will die to provide a profit for the owners. While the author is best known for his books on sexual technique like The Joy of Sex (1972), his career ranged through fiction, poetry, anarchist theory, the biology of aging, and geriatric psychology.