"The Lipton Village Society"

Title"The Lipton Village Society"
Year for Search1985
AuthorsSussex, Lucy [Jane](b. 1957)
Secondary AuthorsBroderick, Damien [Francis](b. 1944)
Secondary TitleStrange Attractors: Original Australian Speculative Fiction
Pagination14-28
Date Published1985
PublisherHale & Iremonger
Place PublishedSydney, NSW, Australia
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, Australian author, Female author
Annotation

This story is tangential to Sussex’s utopianism in that it posits a group of young people on the margins of society in the process of willing a utopia into existence, one that they have created collectively in their imaginations. Only brief indications of what the utopia will be like.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in her My Lady Tongue and Other Stories (London: Heinemann, 1990/Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia: William Heinemann Australia, 1990), 213-36; and in her Matilda Told Such Dreadful Lies: The Essential Lucy Sussex (Greenwood, WA, Australia: Ticonderoga publications, 2011), 135-50.

Holding Institutions

A, M, NZ

Author Note

The female author (b. 1957) was born in New Zealand and moved to Australia at age 14.

Full Text

1985 Sussex, Lucy [Jane] (b. 1957). “The Lipton Village Society.” Strange Attractors: Original Australian Speculative Fiction. Ed. Damien Broderick (Sydney, NSW, Australia: Hale & Iremonger, 1985), 14-28. Rpt. in her My Lady Tongue and Other Stories (London: Heinemann, 1990/Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia: William Heinemann Australia, 1990), 213-36; and in her Matilda Told Such Dreadful Lies: The Essential Lucy Sussex (Greenwood, WA, Australia: Ticonderoga publications, 2011), 135-50. A, M, NZ

This story is tangential to Sussex’s utopianism in that it posits a group of young people on the margins of society in the process of willing a utopia into existence, one that they have created collectively in their imaginations. Only brief indications of what the utopia will be like. The female author was born in New Zealand and moved to Australia at age 14.