Hav comprising Last Letters from Hav and Hav of the Myrmidons

TitleHav comprising Last Letters from Hav and Hav of the Myrmidons
Year for Search2006
AuthorsMorris, Jan (b. 1926)
Date Published2006
PublisherFaber and Faber
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Transgender author
Annotation

Reprints 1985 Morris (1-187) and adds “Hav of the Myrmidons: Six Days in 2005” (189-297) plus a “Preface” (vii-viii) and an “Epilogue” (299-301). In the added material, the country of 1985 Morris has experienced an overthrow of its institutions, which have generally been replaced by more dystopian ones. The author says that this is designed to reflect September 11, 2001.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: New York Review Books, [2011] with an “Introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin (vii-xi).

Holding Institutions

LLL

Author Note

The transgender author (b. 1926) was born James Humphrey Morris and had sex reassignment surgery in 1972.

Full Text

2006 Morris, Jan (b. 1926). Hav comprising Last Letters from Hav and Hav of the Myrmidons. London: Faber and Faber. Rpt. New York: New York Review Books, [2011] with an “Introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin (vii-xi). LLL

Reprints 1985 Morris (1-187) and adds “Hav of the Myrmidons: Six Days in 2005” (189-297) plus a “Preface” (vii-viii) and an “Epilogue” (299-301). In the added material, the country of 1985 Morris has experienced an overthrow of its institutions, which have generally been replaced by more dystopian ones. The author says that this is designed to reflect September 11, 2001. The transgender author was born James Humphrey Morris and had sex reassignment surgery in 1972.