The Scene Is Changed

TitleThe Scene Is Changed
Year for Search1932
Authors[Partridge], [Eric Honeywood](1894-1979)
Tertiary AuthorsJames Ray [pseud.]
Date Published1932
PublisherJohn Heritage
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, Australian author, Male author, UK author
Annotation

A future tale in which a high percentage of males die. The women are not competent and reconstruction and rebuilding take place under male leadership. Something like a eutopia is produced. There are female and male co-Prime Ministers and, generally, a better balance between the genders politically. 

Pseudonym

James Ray [pseud.]

Translation Note

In French as Changement de décor (“The Scene Is changed”). Trans. K. Marais. Paris: Éditions de la “Nouvelle revue critique”, 1934.

Holding Institutions

A, ATL, L, WGA

Author Note

The author (1894-1979)  was born in New Zealand and later lived in Australia and Britain.

Full Text

[1932 Partridge, Eric Honeywood] (1894-1979). The Scene is Changed. By James Ray [pseud.]. London: John Heritage. In French as Changement de décor (“The Scene is changed”). Trans. K. Marais. Paris: Éditions de la “Nouvelle revue critique”, 1934. A, ATL, L, O, WGA

A future tale in which a high percentage of males die. The women are not competent and reconstruction and rebuilding take place under male leadership. Something like a eutopia is produced. There are female and male co-Prime Ministers and, generally, a better balance between the genders politically. The author was born in New Zealand and later lived in Australia and Britain.