"Riot on the State Library Lawn, or Utopia Is the Mother of Dystopia"

Title"Riot on the State Library Lawn, or Utopia Is the Mother of Dystopia"
Year for Search2009
AuthorsSussex, Lucy [Jane](b. 1957)
Secondary TitleOverland
Volume / Edition no. 196
Pagination69-74
Date PublishedSpring 2009
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, Australian author, Female author
Annotation

Humor in which three authors of 1889 utopias–Joseph Fraser, Catherine Helen Spence (1825-1910), and Sir Julius Vogel (1835-99)–visit an exhibit on the future of Melbourne.

Author Note

The female author (b. 1957) was born in New Zealand and moved to Australia at age 14.

Full Text

2009 Sussex, Lucy [Jane] (b. 1957). “Riot on the State Library Lawn, or Utopia Is the Mother of Dystopia.” Overland, no. 196 (Spring 2009): 69-74.

Humor in which three authors of 1889 utopias–Joseph Fraser, Catherine Helen Spence (1825-1910), and Sir Julius Vogel (1835-99)–visit an exhibit on the future of Melbourne. The female author was born in New Zealand and moved to Australia at age 14.