A Woman's Utopia

TitleA Woman's Utopia
Year for Search1931
Authors[Kirk], [Mrs.] [Ellen Warner(Olney)](1842-1928)
Tertiary AuthorsDaughter of Eve, A [pseud.]
Date Published1931
PublisherErnest Benn
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Eutopia. The introduction summarizes Gerhart Hauptmann’s (1862-1946) The Island of the Great Mother or The Miracle of Île des Dames. A Story from the Utopian Archipelago. Trans. Willa and Edwin Muir. New York: B. W. Huebach and The Viking Press, 1925. Originally published as Die Insel der Grossen Mutter (1924). The first chapter then follows with a critique of utopias created by men. This is followed by her eutopia. Two houses in Parliament, men’s and women’s. Ability and intelligence rewarded. Best salaries for the worst work such as mining.

Info Notes

The pseudonym comes from her novel A Daughter of Eve. By the Author of “The Story of Margaret Kent”. Boston, MA: Ticknor and Co., 1889.

Pseudonym

A Daughter of Eve [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Although the novel is set entirely in the U. K., the author (1842-1928) was born and lived in the U. S.

Full Text

1931 [Kirk, Mrs. Ellen Warner (Olney)] (1842-1928). A Woman’s Utopia. By A Daughter of Eve [pseud.]. London: Ernest Benn. The pseudonym comes from her novel A Daughter of Eve. By the Author of “The Story of Margaret Kent”. Boston, MA: Ticknor and Co., 1889. L, PSt

Eutopia. The introduction summarizes Gerhart Hauptmann’s (1862-1946) The Island of the Great Mother or The Miracle of Île des Dames. A Story from the Utopian Archipelago. Trans. Willa and Edwin Muir. New York: B. W. Huebach and The Viking Press, 1925. Originally published as Die Insel der Grossen Mutter (1924). The first chapter then follows with a critique of utopias created by men. This is followed by her eutopia. Two houses in Parliament, men’s and women’s. Ability and intelligence rewarded. Best salaries for the worst work such as mining. Although the novel is set entirely in the U. K., the female author was born and lived in the U. S.