"Riders of the Purple Wage or the Great Gavage"

Title"Riders of the Purple Wage or the Great Gavage"
Year for Search1967
AuthorsFarmer, Philip José(1918-2009)
Secondary AuthorsEllison, Harlan [Jay](1934-2018)
Secondary TitleDangerous Visions: 33 Original Stories
Pagination33-101 with an "Introduction" (30-32) by Ellison and an "Afterword" (101-04) by Farmer.
Date Published1967
PublisherDoubleday
Place PublishedGarden City, NY
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Background includes a future authoritarian and corrupt dystopia. Most people are apparently well off but without much focus or depth.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his The Purple Book (New York: Tom Doherty & Associates 1982), 29-143; in The Classic Philip José Farmer 1964-1973 (New York: Crown, 1984), 30-103; and in The Philip José Farmer Centennial Collection. Ed. Michael Croteau (Np: Meteor House, 2018), 363-437.  

Info Notes

It was adapted as a play by Arnold Aprill, and the play was first performed in Chicago November 29, 1989.

Holding Institutions

MoU-St, PSt, PU

Author Note

(1918-2009)

Full Text

1967 Farmer, Philip José (1918-2009). “Riders of the Purple Wage or the Great Gavage.” Dangerous Visions: 33 Original Stories. Ed. Harlan [Jay] Ellison (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1967), 33-101 with an “Introduction” (30-32) by Ellison and an “Afterword” (101-04) by Farmer. Rpt. in his The Purple Book (New York: Tom Doherty & Associates 1982), 29-143; in The Classic Philip José Farmer 1964-1973 (New York: Crown, 1984), 30-103; and in The Philip José Farmer Centennial Collection. Ed. Michael Croteau (Np: Meteor House, 2018), 363-437. It was adapted as a play by Arnold Aprill, and the play was first performed in Chicago November 29, 1989. MoU-St, PSt, PU

Background includes a future authoritarian and corrupt dystopia. Most people are apparently well off but without much focus or depth.