"London Utopia: Democracy in Disarray"

Title"London Utopia: Democracy in Disarray"
Year for Search1934
Authors[Boodle], [Adelaide Ann]
Tertiary AuthorsBarbeque, [pseud.]
Date Published1934-38
PublisherMS. University of Missouri-St. Louis
Place PublishedBirmingham, Eng.
KeywordsFemale author
Annotation

Presents a utopian experiment of 1750 people in London named Cosmopolitan House or London Utopia with restaurants, gymnasium, indoor pool, library, nursery, and so forth. Various nationalities represented and one goal was to overcome national animosities.

Info Notes

The manuscript includes a note from Hutchinson's Reader saying that "The effect of the whole is very boring and although a short book it seems a long one." Also there is an undated letter to the editor of The Times (London) about the author stressing her friendship with Robert Louis Stevenson and his wife.

Pseudonym

Barbeque [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

MoU-St

Author Note

Female author

Full Text

1934-38 [Boodle, Adelaide Ann]. “London Utopia: Democracy in Disarray.” By Barbeque [pseud.]. Birmingham, Eng. MS. University of Missouri-St. Louis. The manuscript includes a note from Hutchinson’s Reader saying that “The effect of the whole is very boring and although a short book it seems a long one.” Also there is an undated letter to the editor of The Times (London) about the author stressing her friendship with Robert Louis Stevenson and his wife.

Presents a utopian experiment of 1750 people in London named Cosmopolitan House or London Utopia with restaurants, gymnasium, indoor pool, library, nursery, and so forth. Various nationalities represented, and one goal was to overcome national animosities. Female author.