"The Devil's Pronoun"

Title"The Devil's Pronoun"
Year for Search1894
AuthorsRobertson, Frances Forbes(1866-1956)
Secondary TitleThe Devil's Pronoun and Other Phantasies
Pagination1-19.
Date Published1894
PublisherReeves & Turner
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

An egalitarian eutopia with people living a simple life where the language has no possessive pronoun. Satan introduces possessive pronouns and destroys the eutopia.

Illustration

With Five Designs by E[ric] F[orbes] R[obertson] (1865-1935).

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Author Note

The female author’s name is often given as Frances Forbes-Robertson (1866-1956), but it is as given in the book..

Full Text

1894 Robertson, Frances Forbes (1866-1956). “The Devil’s Pronoun.” In his The Devil’s, Pronoun and Other Phantasies. With Five Designs by E[ric] F[orbes] R[obertson] (1865-1935) . (London: Reeves & Turner, 1894), 1-19. PSt

An egalitarian eutopia with people living a simple life where the language has no possessive pronoun. Satan introduces possessive pronouns and destroys the eutopia. The female author’s name is often given as Frances Forbes-Robertson, but it is as given in the book..