Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(? -? ) UK author whose Near Future Satire, Looking Ahead!: A Tale of Adventure (Not by the Author of "Looking Backward") (1892) anonymous, conveys its anti-Edward Bellamy and anti-socialist argument through a Robinsonade plot which involves its young protagonist, shipwrecked with his crew on a desert Island, in a series of political experiments in the founding of Utopia. Socialism does not work; monarchy serves well. After half a century, he returns to England, which has gone to ruin after the socialist coup of 1905. [JC]
- Looking Ahead!: A Tale of Adventure (Not by the Author of "Looking Backward") (London: Henry and Co, 1892) anonymous [hb/]
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