Tetrarch

TitleTetrarch
Year for Search1980
AuthorsComfort, Alex[ander](1920-2000)
Date Published1980
PublisherShambala/Random House
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Allegory/fantasy depicting a number of eutopias and dystopias based loosely on various mythologies and William Blake (1757-1827) in particular. Verula is an evil city with high technology and a repressive culture and represents the contemporary world. The central eutopia, Los, is a sexually free, cooperative society. There are appendices of “The Losian Religion As Expounded by William Blake,” Losian Grammar, examples of the Losian Script, and a Losian Vocabulary. 

Author Note

While the author (1920-2000) is best known for his books on sexual technique like The Joy of Sex (1972), his career ranged through fiction, poetry, anarchist theory, the biology of aging, and geriatric psychology.

Full Text

1980 Comfort, Alex[ander] (1920-2000). Tetrarch. New York: Shambala/Random House.

Allegory/fantasy depicting a number of eutopias and dystopias based loosely on various mythologies and William Blake (1757-1827) in particular. Verula is an evil city with high technology and a repressive culture and represents the contemporary world. The central eutopia, Los, is a sexually free, cooperative society. There are appendices of “The Losian Religion As Expounded by William Blake,” Losian Grammar, examples of the Losian Script, and a Losian Vocabulary. .