"In the Days of Our Fathers"

Title"In the Days of Our Fathers"
Year for Search1949
AuthorsMcClintic, Winona(b. 1921)
Secondary TitleThe Magazine of Fantasy [and Science Fiction] (Concord, NH)
Volume / Edition1.1
Pagination123-28
Date PublishedFall 1949
ISBN Number00024-984X
KeywordsFemale author
Annotation

Flawed utopia. A story set in an odd future in which the language suggests the inhabitants are animals (parents are dam and sire; food is fodder), but which has a highly structured educational system and worries about atavism. One child grows up to be proud of her hidden atavism.

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Female author (b. 1921).

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1949 McClintic, Winona (b. 1921). “In the Days of Our Fathers.” The Magazine of Fantasy [and Science Fiction] (Concord, NH) 1.1 (Fall 1949): 123-28. PSt

Flawed utopia. A story set in an odd future in which the language suggests the inhabitants are animals (parents are dam and sire; food is fodder), but which has a highly structured educational system and worries about atavism. One child grows up to be proud of her hidden atavism. Female author.