The Shades of Time; A Science-Fiction Novella

TitleThe Shades of Time; A Science-Fiction Novella
Year for Search1969
AuthorsDarity, William A Jr.(b. 1953)
Date Published1969
PublisherThe William-Frederick Press
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Male author
Annotation

Future with a series of eutopias and dystopias, all very technologically advanced. Begins with a near eutopia of reason combined with the recognition of the need for passion and exercise. A dystopia of humanity controlled by superior intellects becomes a flawed utopia. It all turns out to be an induced dream.

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Author Note

The African-American author (b. 1953) was 16 years old when he wrote the novel. He is now the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics at Duke University.

Full Text

1969 Darity, William A., Jr. (b. 1953). The Shades of Time; A Science-Fiction Novella. New York: The William-Frederick Press. OSt

Future with a series of eutopias and dystopias, all very technologically advanced. Begins with a near eutopia of reason combined with the recognition of the need for passion and exercise. A dystopia of humanity controlled by superior intellects becomes a flawed utopia. It all turns out to be an induced dream. The African-American author was 16 years old when he wrote the novel. He is now the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics at Duke University.