"Mellonta Tauta"

Title"Mellonta Tauta"
Year for Search1849
AuthorsPoe, Edgar Allan(1809-49)
Secondary TitleGodey's Lady's (Philadelphia, PA)
Volume / Edition38
Pagination133-38
Date PublishedFebruary 1849
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Satire on a future which is technologically advanced but with individualism and democracy gone.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Amazing Stories Science Fiction 8.7 (November 1933): 124-32; in Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Tales and Sketches 1843-1849. Ed. Thomas Olive Mabbott with the assistance of Eleanor D. Kewer and Maureen C. Mabbott (Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978), 1291-1305 with editorial notes on 1305-09; and in Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction. Ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman (Rockville, MD: Wildside Press, 2011), 69-72 with an editor’s note on 69.

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

(1809-49)

Full Text

1849 Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-49). “Mellonta Tauta.” Godey’s Lady’s Book (Philadelphia, PA) 38 (February 1849): 133-38. Rpt. in Amazing Stories Science Fiction 8.7 (November 1933): 124-32; in Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Tales and Sketches 1843-1849. Ed. Thomas Olive Mabbott with the assistance of Eleanor D. Kewer and Maureen C. Mabbott (Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978), 1291-1305 with editorial notes on 1305-09; and in Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction. Ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman (Rockville, MD: Wildside Press, 2011), 69-72 with an editor’s note on 69. Merril

Satire on a future which is technologically advanced but with individualism and democracy gone.