The Island of Fantasy; A Romance

TitleThe Island of Fantasy; A Romance
Year for Search1892
AuthorsHume, Fergus[on Wright](1859-1932)
Volume / Edition3 vols.
Date Published[1892]
PublisherGriffith Farran and Company
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, New Zealand author
Annotation

Greek Arcadian eutopia founded on an island by an Englishman. The entire social structure is based on early Greek forms.

Additional Publishers

One vol. ed. New York: Lovell, Gestefeld & Co., 1892. Rpt. New York: Fenno, 1905. New ed. London: Griffith Farran and Company, [1893]. Abridged ed. London: Holden & Hardingham, [1914].

Holding Institutions

ATL, L, MoU-St, VUW

Author Note

The author (1859-1932) was born and lived mostly in England, but he identified himself as a New Zealander, where he lived from age three to 1885, attending Otago Boy’s High School and the University of Otago. He then lived in Australia until 1888, when he returned to England.

Full Text

[1892] Hume, Fergus[on Wright] (1859-1932). The Island of Fantasy; A Romance. 3 vols. London: Griffith Farran and Company. One vol. ed. New York: Lovell, Gestefeld & Co., 1892. Rpt. New York: Fenno, 1905. New ed. London: Griffith Farran and Company, [1893]. Abridged ed. London: Holden & Hardingham, [1914]. ATL, L, MoU-St, VUW

Greek Arcadian eutopia founded on an island by an Englishman. The entire social structure is based on early Greek forms. The author was born and lived mostly in England, but he identified himself as a New Zealander, where he lived from age three to 1885, attending Otago Boy’s High School and the University of Otago. He then lived in Australia until 1888, when he returned to England.