The Purple Cloud

TitleThe Purple Cloud
Year for Search1901
AuthorsShiel, M[atthew] P[hipps](1865-1947)
Tertiary AuthorsShiel, M. P.
Date Published1901
PublisherChatto & Windus
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsCreole author, English author, Male author, Montserrat British West Indies author
Annotation

Last man dystopia set only a few years in the future.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1977 with an “Introduction” by David G. Hartwell (v-xviii). Rev. ed. London: Victor Gollancz, 1929. U. S. ed. New York: Vanguard, 1930; rpt. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000 with an “Introduction to the Bison Books Edition” by John Clute (v-xii). Originally published serially in the Royal Magazine (January- June 1901). The serial is rpt. with additional material for The Reynolds Morse Foundation, 1979. The 1901 ed. is an expanded version of the serial.

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Author Note

The author (1865-1947), a Creole, was born with the surname Shiell in Montserrat, British West Indies and lived in England from about 1883.

Full Text

1901 Shiel, M[atthew] P[hipps] (1865-1947). The Purple Cloud. London: Chatto & Windus. Rpt. Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1977 with an “Introduction” by David G. Hartwell (v-xviii); and ed. John Sutherland. London: Penguin Books, 2012 with an “Introduction” by Sutherland (vii-xlv). Rev. ed. London: Victor Gollancz, 1929. U. S. ed. New York: Vanguard, 1930; rpt. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000 with an “Introduction to the Bison Books Edition” by John Clute (v-xii). Originally published serially in the Royal Magazine (January- June 1901). The serial is rpt. with additional material for The Reynolds Morse Foundation, 1979. The 1901 ed. is an expanded version of the serial. PSt

Last man dystopia set only a few years in the future. The author, a Creole, was born with the surname Shiell in Montserrat, British West Indies and lived in England from about 1883