"The Feast of Saint Janis"

Title"The Feast of Saint Janis"
Year for Search1980
AuthorsSwanwick, Michael [Jürgen](b. 1950)
Secondary AuthorsSilverberg, Robert (b. 1935), and Randall, Marta (b. 1948)
Secondary TitleNew Dimensions
Volume / Edition 11
Pagination193-224 with an editors' note on 191
Date Published1980
PublisherPocket Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia following a world-wide economic collapse following some sort of nuclear accident with the U. S. particularly hard hit and Africa relatively well off because it practiced corporate social responsibility. Genetic damage. Janis is Janis Joplin (1943-70) who is impersonated and, once a year, the impersonator is killed by the crowd.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Beyond Armageddon: Twenty-One Sermons to the Dead. Walter M. Miller, Jr. and Martin H[arry] Greenberg (New York: Donald I. Fine, 1985), 295-325; and in The Best of Michael Swanwick (Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2008), 13-41

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Author Note

(b. 1950)

Full Text

1980 Swanwick, Michael [Jürgen] (b. 1950). “The Feast of Saint Janis.” New Dimensions 11. Ed. Robert Silverberg and Marta Randall (New York: Pocket Books, 1980), 193-224 with an editors’ note on 191. Rpt. in Beyond Armageddon: Twenty-One Sermons to the Dead. Walter M. Miller, Jr. and Martin H[arry] Greenberg (New York: Donald I. Fine, 1985), 295-325; and in The Best of Michael Swanwick (Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2008), 13-41. MoU-St

Dystopia following a world-wide economic collapse after some sort of nuclear accident with the U. S. particularly hard hit and Africa relatively well off because it practiced corporate social responsibility. Genetic damage. Janis is Janis Joplin (1943-70) who is impersonated and, once a year, the impersonator is killed by the crowd.