The King's Men. A Tale of Tomorrow

TitleThe King's Men. A Tale of Tomorrow
Year for Search1884
AuthorsGrant, Robert(1852-1940), O'Reilly, John Boyle(1844-1890), Wheelwright, John T[yler](1856-1925), and Stimson, Fredric Jesup(1855-1943)
Tertiary AuthorsJ. S. of Dale, [pseud.]
Date Published1884
PublisherCharles Scribner's Sons
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsIrish author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia in which the English monarchy has been overthrown and moved to the U. S. and the aristocracy has been dispossessed. This leads to a Britain dominated by demagogues. Political struggle results in a return to a more balanced system. Mostly romance and political intrigue.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Arno Press, 1975.

Pseudonym

J. S. of Dale [pseud. of Fredric Jesup Stimson]

Holding Institutions

DLC, MoU-St

Author Note

Grant (1852-1940); O’Reilly (1844-1890) was born in Ireland and was an active Fenian, for which he was transported to Western Australia. Having escaped to the U. S., he became a prominent spokesman on Irish issues and a newspaper editor; Stimson (1855-1943) was the U. S. ambassador to Argentina from 1915 to 1921; Wheelwright (1856-1925). 

Full Text

1884 Grant, Robert (1852-1940); John Boyle O’Reilly (1844-1890); J. S. of Dale [pseud. of Fredric Jesup Stimson (1855-1943)]; and John T[yler] Wheelwright (1856-1925). The King’s Men. A Tale of Tomorrow. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1884. Rpt. New York: Arno Press, 1975. DLC, MoU-St

Dystopia in which the English monarchy has been overthrown and moved to the U. S. and the aristocracy has been dispossessed. This leads to a Britain dominated by demagogues. Political struggle results in a return to a more balanced system. Mostly romance and political intrigue. O’Reilly was born in Ireland and was an active Fenian, for which he was transported to Western Australia. Having escaped to the U. S., he became a prominent spokesman on Irish issues and a newspaper editor. Stimson was the U. S. ambassador to Argentina from 1915 to 1921.