Hiero-salem: The Vision of Peace. A Fiction Founded On Ideals Which Are Grounded In the Real, That Is Greater Than All the Greatest of All Human Great Ideals

TitleHiero-salem: The Vision of Peace. A Fiction Founded On Ideals Which Are Grounded In the Real, That Is Greater Than All the Greatest of All Human Great Ideals
Year for Search1889
AuthorsMason, E[veleen] L[aura](1838-1914)
Date Published1889
PublisherJ.G. Cupples
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Spiritualist novel mostly stressing the conflict between our higher and lower natures with some reflections on the better life that is possible. One section of the novel was expanded and published as An Episode in the Doings of the Dualized. Brookline, MA: Author, 1898. The “dualized” are “self-harmonized natures”, with both female and male characteristics. See also her Who Builds? A Romance: Completed in the Month of Addar (which is the last half of February and the first half of March). The “Protecting Deity of Addar--the Seven Great Gods.” The cosmogonic myth of Addar--“The return to the cultivation of the Earth after the cataclysm.” Dedicated to Brother Builders of the 32 o and 33 o of Ancient Scottish Rites and To Builders Yet More Ancient the World Throughout. Illus. Brookline, MA: Author, 1903; Mad? Which? Neither? Illus. Boston, MA: [G.H. Ellis], 1904; The Discovery of Discoveries, Climaxingly collated in the Month of Una and her lion (1908) inclusive of August: and fulfilling “The Message of Ishtar.” Dedicated to Reverers of Self-Poised Mothers of Self-Poised Men of Whatever Race or Era. Illus. Brookline, MA: Author, 1909, which was published as by Eveleen Laura Mason (Mrs. Auguste Francke Hermann Mason). 

Additional Publishers

[2nd ed.] Boston, MA: J.G. Cupples, [1900]. The 2nd ed. differs only in including “Purpose of ‘Hierosalem’” (unpaged), a letter to the editor of the Woman’s Tribune (Washington, DC) dated March 21, 1900 that the author wrote in response to a review of this book and her earlier The Doings of the Dualized. In the letter she refers to Hierosalem, but on the cover and title page and in the “Preface” (v), it is Hiero-salem. Selections rpt. in Daring To Dream: Utopian Stories by United States Women, 1836-1919. Ed. Carol Farley Kessler (London: Pandora Press, 1984), 140-47 with an editor’s note on 138-39.

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Author Note

The female author (1838-1914), a resident of Brookline, Massachusetts, refers to herself as a pastor's wife.

Full Text

1889 Mason, E[veleen] L[aura] (1838-1914). Hiero-salem: The Vision of Peace. A Fiction Founded On Ideals Which Are Grounded In the Real, That Is Greater Than All the Greatest of All Human Great Ideals. Boston, MA: J.G. Cupples. [2nd ed.] Boston, MA: J.G. Cupples, [1900]. The 2nd ed. differs only in including “Purpose of ‘Hierosalem’” (unpaged), a letter to the editor of the Woman’s Tribune (Washington, DC) dated March 21, 1900 that the author wrote in response to a review of this book and her earlier The Doings of the Dualized. In the letter, she refers to Hierosalem, but on the cover and title page and in the “Preface” (v), it is Hiero-salem. Selections rpt. in Daring To Dream: Utopian Stories by United States Women, 1836-1919. Ed. Carol Farley Kessler (London: Pandora Press, 1984), 140-47 with an editor’s note on 138-39. MoU-St, NN, PSt

Spiritualist novel mostly stressing the conflict between our higher and lower natures with some reflections on the better life that is possible. One section of the novel was expanded and published as An Episode in the Doings of the Dualized. Brookline, MA: Author, 1898. The “dualized” are “self-harmonized natures”, with both female and male characteristics. See also her Who Builds? A Romance: Completed in the Month of Addar (which is the last half of February and the first half of March). The “Protecting Deity of Addar--the Seven Great Gods.” The cosmogonic myth of Addar--“The return to the cultivation of the Earth after the cataclysm.” Dedicated to Brother Builders of the 32 o and 33 o of Ancient Scottish Rites and To Builders Yet More Ancient the World Throughout. Illus. Brookline, MA: Author, 1903; Mad? Which? Neither? Illus. Boston, MA: [G.H. Ellis], 1904; The Discovery of Discoveries, Climaxingly collated in the Month of Una and her lion (1908) inclusive of August: and fulfilling “The Message of Ishtar.” Dedicated to Reverers of Self-Poised Mothers of Self-Poised Men of Whatever Race or Era. Illus. Brookline, MA: Author, 1909, which was published as by Eveleen Laura Mason (Mrs. Auguste Francke Hermann Mason). The female author, a resident of Brookline, Massachusetts, refers to herself as a pastor’s wife.