"The Pedestrian"

Title"The Pedestrian"
Year for Search1951
AuthorsBradbury, Ray[mond Douglas](1920-2012)
Tertiary AuthorsBradbury, Ray
Secondary TitleThe Reporter (New York)
Volume / Edition 5.3
Pagination39-40
Date PublishedAugust 7, 1951
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia. A pedestrian is arrested and committed to jail by automated police for walking at night rather than staying home watching television. Compare to 1928 Keller and 1963 Leiber.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (New York) 3.1 (February 1952): 89-93; in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (British Edition) 2.4 (8) (May 1954): 125-28; in his The Golden Apples of the Sun (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1953), 25-30; in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (Australian ed.), no. 1 [(1954)]: 64-68; in American Science Fiction (Sydney, NSW, Australia), no. 39 (July 1955): 32-34; in Match to Flame: The Fictional Paths to Fahrenheit 451. Ed. Donn Albright and Jon[athan R.] Eller, Textual Ed. (Colorado Springs, CO: Gauntlet Press, 2006), 253-58; in his A Pleasure to Burn: Fahrenheit 451 Stories (Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2010), 121-25; in Brave New Worlds. Ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2011), 191-95; 2nd ed. ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2012), 191-95; and in McSweeney’s, no. 45 Hitchcock and Bradbury Fistfight in Heaven (2013): 143-48. Separately published Np: Ptd. by Roy A. Squires, [1951]; and in Grave Predictions: Tales of Mankind’s Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian and Disastrous Destiny. Ed. Drew Ford (Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2016), 25-29. Separately published Np: Ptd. by Roy A. Squires, [1951]. A dramatized version was published as The Pedestrian: A Fantasy in One Act. London: Samuel French, Inc., 1966.

Holding Institutions

DLC, HRC

Author Note

(1920-2012)

Full Text

1951 Bradbury, Ray[mond Douglas] (1920-2012). “The Pedestrian.” The Reporter (New York) 5.3 (August 7, 1951): 39-40. Rpt. in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (New York) 3.1 (February 1952): 89-93; in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (British Edition) 2.4 (8) (May 1954): 125-28; in his The Golden Apples of the Sun (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1953), 25-30; in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (Australian ed.), no. 1 [(1954)]: 64-68; in American Science Fiction (Sydney, NSW, Australia), no. 39 (July 1955): 32-34; in Match to Flame: The Fictional Paths to Fahrenheit 451. Ed. Donn Albright and Jon[athan R.] Eller, Textual Ed. (Colorado Springs, CO: Gauntlet Press, 2006), 253-58; in his A Pleasure to Burn: Fahrenheit 451 Stories (Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2010), 121-25; in Brave New Worlds. Ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2011), 191-95; 2nd ed. ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2012), 191-95;  in McSweeney’s, no. 45 Hitchcock and Bradbury Fistfight in Heaven (2013): 143-48; and in Grave Predictions: Tales of Mankind’s Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian and Disastrous Destiny. Ed. Drew Ford (Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2016), 25-29. Separately published Np: Ptd. by Roy A. Squires, [1951]. A dramatized version was published as The Pedestrian: A Fantasy in One Act. London: Samuel French, Inc., 1966. DLC, HRC

Dystopia. A pedestrian is arrested and committed to jail by automated police for walking at night rather than staying home watching television. Compare to 1928 Keller and 1963 Leiber.