Windmills: A Book of Fables

TitleWindmills: A Book of Fables
Year for Search1915
AuthorsCannan, Gilbert(1884-1955)
Date Published1915
PublisherMartin Secker
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Two utopias–the first starts as a Robinsonade in “Samways Island” but concludes as a eutopia stressing world peace as “Ultimus.” The second, “Gynecologia,” is a typical gender-role reversal story. Much heavy-handed satire in both.

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Author Note

(1884-1955)

Full Text

1915 Cannan, Gilbert (1884-1955). Windmills: A Book of Fables. London: Martin Secker. LU

Two utopias–the first starts as a Robinsonade in “Samways Island” but concludes as a eutopia stressing world peace as “Ultimus.” The second, “Gynecologia,” is a typical gender-role reversal story. Much heavy-handed satire in both.