"The Fall of Atlantis"

Title"The Fall of Atlantis"
Year for Search1920
AuthorsHall, G[ranville] Stanley (1844-1924)
Tertiary AuthorsHall, G. Stanley
Secondary TitleRecreations of a Psychologist
Pagination1-127
Date Published1920
PublisherD. Appleton & Co.
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Begins with a brief description of the year 2000 in which there is high technology, but a loss of religious belief has produced something like a dystopia. This is followed by the description of the end of the eutopia of Atlantis through the failure of the people, particularly professional people. Satire on medicine, law, education, religion, and women.

Holding Institutions

L, Hathi, VUW

Author Note

The author was the first president of the American Psychological Association and the first president of Clark University (1844-1924) .

Full Text

1920 Hall, G[ranville] Stanley (1844-1924). “The Fall of Atlantis.” In his Recreations of a Psychologist (New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1920), 1-127. L, Hathi, VUW

Begins with a brief description of the year 2000 in which there is high technology, but a loss of religious belief has produced something like a dystopia. This is followed by the description of the end of the eutopia of Atlantis through the failure of the people, particularly professional people. Satire on medicine, law, education, religion, and women. The author was the first president of the American Psychological Association and the first president of Clark University.