["A Vision"]

Title["A Vision"]
Year for Search1893
AuthorsFlower, B[enjamin] O[range](1858-1918)
Tertiary AuthorsFlower, B. O.
Secondary TitleCivilization's Inferno, or, Studies in the Social Cellar
Pagination217-21
Date Published1893
PublisherArena Publishing Co.
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Short sketch which contrasts the horrors of present poverty, which is the focus of the book, with a brief vision of a eutopian future with a cleaned up Boston with large apartment blocks that have many social amenities and large halls with a gymnasium, restaurants with “plain food at reasonable prices” (220), free reading rooms and lecture halls, a free night school, beautiful homes for orphans set in parks with excellent education, including learning a trade. All special privileges and laws favoring the upper classes have been abolished. 

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Author Note

(1858-1918)

Full Text

1893 Flower, B[enjamin] O[range] (1858-1918). [“A Vision”]. In his Civilization’s Inferno, or, Studies in the Social Cellar (Boston, MA: Arena Publishing Co., 1893), 217-21. Hathi

Short sketch which contrasts the horrors of present poverty, which is the focus of the book, with a brief vision of a eutopian future with a cleaned up Boston with large apartment blocks that have many social amenities and large halls with a gymnasium, restaurants with “plain food at reasonable prices” (220), free reading rooms and lecture halls, a free night school, beautiful homes for orphans set in parks with excellent education, including learning a trade. All special privileges and laws favoring the upper classes have been abolished.