The Owl of Athene

TitleThe Owl of Athene
Year for Search1936
AuthorsPhillpotts, Eden(1862-1960)
Date Published[1936]
PublisherHutchinson & Co
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Story told by the owl about the gods’ concern with human conflict. The gods produce conflict between humans and crabs which forces the human race to work together. A vaguely described eutopia results.

Holding Institutions

CoU

Author Note

The author (1862-1960) was born in India and lived in England from 1865. His daughter. Adelaide Eden Phillpotts (1896-1993) often collaborated with him.

Full Text

[1936] Phillpotts, Eden (1862-1960). The Owl of Athene. London: Hutchinson & Co. CoU

Story told by the owl about the gods’ concern with human conflict. The gods produce conflict between humans and crabs which forces the human race to work together. A vaguely described eutopia results. The author was born in India and lived in England from 1865. His daughter. Adelaide Eden Phillpotts (1896-1993) often collaborated with him.