"In the Wrong Paradise: An Occidental Apologue"

Title"In the Wrong Paradise: An Occidental Apologue"
Year for Search1883
AuthorsLang, Andrew(1844-1912)
Secondary TitleThe Fortnightly Review
Volume / Edition40
Pagination845-54
Date PublishedDecember 1883
KeywordsMale author, Scottish author
Annotation

Satire in which a man is accidentally sent to the “wrong paradise”. Travel through various heavens, including Native American Indian, Ancient Greek, Agnostic, and Islamic paradises plus a visit to hell. The “main occupation” of the Agnostics is “to read the poetry of George Eliot and the philosophy of Mr. J. S. Mill” (47).

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Living Age 160 (ns 45) (1884): 46-51; and in his In the Wrong Paradise and Other Stories (London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1886), 109-35. New ed. (London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 189-), 111-35.

Holding Institutions

L, LLL, NSW

Author Note

Scottish author (1844-1912).

Full Text

1883 Lang, Andrew (1844-1912). “In the Wrong Paradise: An Occidental Apologue.” The Fortnightly Review 40 (December 1883): 845-54. Rpt. in The Living Age 160 (ns 45) (1884): 46-51; and in his In the Wrong Paradise and Other Stories (London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1886), 109-35. New ed. (London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 189-), 111-35. L, LLL, NSW

Satire in which a man is accidentally sent to the “wrong paradise”. Travel through various heavens, including Native American Indian, Ancient Greek, Agnostic, and Islamic paradises plus a visit to hell. The “main occupation” of the Agnostics is “to read the poetry of George Eliot and the philosophy of Mr. J. S. Mill” (47). Scottish author.