Platonia; A Tale of Other Worlds

TitlePlatonia; A Tale of Other Worlds
Year for Search1893
AuthorsL'Estrange, Henry [pseud?]
Date Published[1893]
PublisherJ.W. Arrowsmith
Place PublishedBristol, Eng.
Annotation

An unknown, small planet nearer than Mars. Its capital is Campanella, after Tommaso Campanella (1568-1639) the author of La Città del Sole/The City of the Sun (1611). Private enterprise but protected by the state. Stress on gradual reform.

Pseudonym

Henry L’Estrange [pseud?]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction says that the author’s name is a pseudonym.

Full Text

[1893] L’Estrange, Henry [pseud?]. Platonia; A Tale of Other Worlds. Bristol, Eng.: J. W. Arrowsmith. L

An unknown, small planet nearer than Mars. Its capital is Campanella, after Tommaso Campanella (1568-1639) the author of La Città del Sole/The City of the Sun (1611). Private enterprise but protected by the state. Stress on gradual reform. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction says that the author’s name is a pseudonym.