"The Island of Progress"

Title"The Island of Progress"
Year for Search1893
AuthorsBramston, M[ary](b. 1841)
Tertiary AuthorsBramston, M.
Secondary TitleThe Wild Lass of Estmere and Other Stories
Pagination227-74
Date Published1893
PublisherSeeley and Co.
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsFemale author
Annotation

Satire set five hundred years in the future. Equality, science, eugenics, and technology. The physical condition of the race is the highest good. Arranged marriages based on physical characteristics and character. Highly refined. Placid–a phlegmatic mind is best; having an imagination is bad. Criminals used in scientific experiments. Involuntary euthanasia.

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(b. 1841)

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1893 Bramston, M[ary] (b. 1841). “The Island of Progress.” In her The Wild Lass of Estmere and Other Stories (London: Seeley and Co., 1893), 227-74. L

Satire set five hundred years in the future. Equality, science, eugenics, and technology. The physical condition of the race is the highest good. Arranged marriages based on physical characteristics and character. Highly refined. Placid–a phlegmatic mind is best; having an imagination is bad. Criminals used in scientific experiments. Involuntary euthanasia. Female author.