The Scarlet Empire

TitleThe Scarlet Empire
Year for Search1906
AuthorsParry, David M[aclean](1852-1915)
Date Published1906
PublisherThe Bobbs-Merrill Company
Place PublishedIndianapolis, IN
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Authoritarian dystopia set in Atlantis practicing precise equality, to the extent of limiting the number of words spoken each day. A full quarter of the population are inspectors to ensure that the rules are obeyed. Satire attacking socialism and labor unions.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1911]; New York: Arno Press and The New York Times, 1971; and Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2001.

Holding Institutions

DLC, L, MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

(1852-1915)

Full Text

1906 Parry, David M[aclean] (1852-1915). The Scarlet Empire. Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Rpt. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1911]; New York: Arno Press and The New York Times, 1971; and Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2001. DLC, L, MoU-St, PSt

Authoritarian dystopia set in Atlantis practicing precise equality, to the extent of limiting the number of words spoken each day. A full quarter of the population are inspectors to ensure that the rules are obeyed. Satire attacking socialism and labor unions.