"Love Incorporated"

Title"Love Incorporated"
Year for Search1956
AuthorsSheckley, Robert(1928-2005)
Secondary TitlePlayboy
Volume / Edition3.9
Pagination16-18, 62, 76-77
Date PublishedSeptember 1956
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia. Earth, exhausted of its natural resources, is a vacation planet selling true love (by hypnotizing the women), vicarious violence, and sexual perversion.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. as “Pilgrimage to Earth.” Spectrum: A Science Fiction Anthology. Ed. Kingsley Amis and Robert Conquest (London: Victor Gollancz, 1961), 209-20; U. S. ed. (New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1961), 209-20; in The Collected Short Stories of Robert Sheckley. Book Two (Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, 1991), 7-18; and in his The Masque of Mañana. Ed. Sharon L. Sbarsky (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2005), 347-56.

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

(1928-2005)

Full Text

1956 Sheckley, Robert (1928-2005). “Love Incorporated.” Playboy (Chicago, IL) 3.9 (September 1956): 16-18, 62, 76-77. Rpt. as “Pilgrimage to Earth.” Spectrum: A Science Fiction Anthology. Ed. Kingsley Amis and Robert Conquest (London: Victor Gollancz, 1961), 209-20; U. S. ed. (New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1961), 209-20; in The Collected Short Stories of Robert Sheckley. Book Two (Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, 1991), 7-18; and in his The Masque of Mañana. Ed. Sharon L. Sbarsky (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2005), 347-56. Merril, PSt

Dystopia. Earth, exhausted of its natural resources, is a vacation planet selling true love (by hypnotizing the women), vicarious violence, and sexual perversion.