"Little Orphan Android"

Title"Little Orphan Android"
Year for Search1955
AuthorsGunn, James E[dwin](b. 1923)
Secondary TitleGalaxy Science Fiction (New York)
Volume / Edition10.6
Pagination4-34
Date PublishedSeptember 1955
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia in which androids and robots almost completely control humans and wipe human memories for disobedience. A small group of humans begin to educate themselves so that they can regain power over their lives. One theme is consumer androids developed to keep industrial society consuming goods at the highest possible level, which is similar to 1954 Pohl, “The Midas Plague.”

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his Future Imperfect (New York: Bantam Books, 1964), 17-45.

Holding Institutions

KU, PSt

Author Note

(b. 1923)

Full Text

1955 Gunn, James [Edwin] (b. 1923). “Little Orphan Android.” Galaxy Science Fiction (New York) 10.6 (September 1955): 4-34. Rpt. in his Future Imperfect (New York: Bantam Books, 1964), 17-45. KU, PSt

Dystopia in which androids and robots almost completely control humans and wipe human memories for disobedience. A small group of humans begin to educate themselves so that they can regain power over their lives. One theme is consumer androids developed to keep industrial society consuming goods at the highest possible level, which is similar to 1954 Pohl, “The Midas Plague.”