"The Opening of the Chamber"

Title"The Opening of the Chamber"
Year for Search1895
AuthorsChambers, Robert W[illiam](1865-1933)
Secondary TitleThe King in Yellow
Pagination71
Date Published1895
PublisherF. Tennyson Neely
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

After a series of conflicts and war with Germany, the United States has created a eutopian life, but the government begins to encourage suicide. No explanation is given.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The World’s Shortest Stories: An Anthology. Ed. Richard G. Hubler (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1961), 71-74.

Author Note

(1865-1933)

Full Text

1895 Chambers, Robert W[illiam] (1865-1933). “The Opening of the Chamber.” In his The King in Yellow (New York: F. Tennyson Neely, 1895), 71. Rpt. in The World’s Shortest Stories: An Anthology. Ed. Richard G. Hubler (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1961), 71-74.

After a series of conflicts and war with Germany, the United States has created a eutopian life, but the government begins to encourage suicide. No explanation is given.