"Eutopia"

Title"Eutopia"
Year for Search1967
AuthorsAnderson, Poul [William](1926-2001)
Secondary AuthorsEllison, Harlan [Jay](1934-2018)
Secondary TitleDangerous Visions: 33 Original Stories
Pagination274-91 with an "Introduction" (272-74) by Ellison and an "Afterword" (291-92) by Anderson
Date Published1967
PublisherDoubleday
Place PublishedGarden City, NY
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Flawed utopia modeled on classical Athens complete with accepted homosexuality. But the utopia has become so planned and ordered as to become dull. The story only reveals this at the end and is concerned with a member of Eutopia visiting another country where he is liable to being killed for his homosexuality.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his Past Times (New York: Tor, 1996), 112-39, with the “Afterword” (139-41); in The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century. Ed. Harry Turtledove with Martin H. Greenberg (New York: Ballantine Books, 2001), 251-68; and in The Collected Short Stories of Poul Anderson. Volume 4 Admiralty. Ed. Rick Katze (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2011), 334-47 with the “Afterword” entitled “Eutopia Afterword” (348-49).

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

(1926-2001)

Full Text

1967 Anderson, Poul [William] (1926-2001). “Eutopia.” Dangerous Visions: 33 Original Stories. Ed. Harlan [Jay] Ellison (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1967), 274-91 with an “Introduction” (272-74) by Ellison and an “Afterword” (291-92) by Anderson. Rpt. in his Past Times (New York: Tor, 1996), 112-39, with the “Afterword” (139-41); in The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century. Ed. Harry Turtledove with Martin H. Greenberg (New York: Ballantine Books, 2001), 251-68; and in The Collected Short Stories of Poul Anderson. Volume 4 Admiralty. Ed. Rick Katze (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2011), 334-47 with the “Afterword” entitled “Eutopia Afterword” (348-49). Merril, PSt

Flawed utopia modeled on classical Athens complete with accepted homosexuality. But the utopia has become so planned and ordered as to become dull. The story only reveals this at the end and is concerned with a member of Eutopia visiting another country where he is liable to being killed for his homosexuality.