World Without Men

TitleWorld Without Men
Year for Search1958
Authors[McIlwain], [David](1921-81)
Tertiary AuthorsCharles Eric Maine [pseud.]
Date Published1958
PublisherAce Books, with the name on the spine as Eric Maine
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia of a society without men and the effect on it of the creation of one. The all female society is presented negatively, and it is at least initially made worse by the creation of the man. In the revised version, the women gradually adjust to the experience of heterosexual love and sex.

Additional Publishers

U. K. ed. London: Digit, 1963. Rev. as Alph. New York: Ballantine Books, 1972. Rpt. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, 1972.

Pseudonym

Charles Eric Maine [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1921-81)

Full Text

1958 [McIlwain, David] (1921-81). World Without Men. By Charles Eric Maine [pseud.]. New York: Ace Books, with the name on the spine as Eric Maine. U. K. ed. London: Digit, 1963. Rev. as Alph. New York: Ballantine Books, 1972. Rpt. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, 1972. L, MoR, MoU-St, PSt

Dystopia of a society without men and the effect on it of the creation of one. The all female society is presented negatively, and it is at least initially made worse by the creation of the man. In the revised version, the women gradually adjust to the experience of heterosexual love and sex. English author.