The Sirens of Titan

TitleThe Sirens of Titan
Year for Search1959
AuthorsVonnegut, Kurt Jr.(1922-2007)
Date Published1959
PublisherDell
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Satire. Depicts all of human history as brought about to deliver a spare part to a stranded alien spaceship on Titan. Various dystopias.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1961; and rpt. as the Collectors Edition. Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1990 illus. Richard Powers and with an “Introduction” (vii-ix) by Vonnegut. U. K. ed. London: Victor Gollancz, 1962. Rpt. London: Gollancz, 2006 with an “Introduction” by Jasper Fforde (ix-xiii); and in Novels & Stories 1950-1962 Player Piano The Sirens of Titan Mother Night Stories. Ed. Sidney Offit (New York: The Library of America, 2012), 309-532, with a Note on the Text (819-23) and Notes (828-29). 

Info Notes

Adapted as a play by Stuart Gordon (b. 1947) that was first performed April 6, 1977 by the Organic Theatre Co. in Chicago.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1922-2007)

Full Text

1959 Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr. (1922-2007). The Sirens of Titan. New York: Dell. Rpt. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1961; and rpt. as the Collectors Edition. Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1990 illus. Richard Powers and with an “Introduction” (vii-ix) by Vonnegut. U. K. ed. London: Victor Gollancz, 1962. Rpt. London: Gollancz, 2006 with an “Introduction” by Jasper Fforde (ix-xiii); and in Novels & Stories 1950-1962 Player Piano The Sirens of Titan Mother Night Stories. Ed. Sidney Offit (New York: The Library of America, 2012), 309-532, with a Note on the Text (819-23) and Notes (828-29). It was adapted as a play by Stuart Gordon (b. 1947) that was first performed April 6, 1977 by the Organic Theatre Co. in Chicago. L, PSt

Satire. Depicts all of human history as brought about to deliver a spare part to a stranded alien spaceship on Titan. Various dystopias.