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Tinckner, Mary Agnes

Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1833-1907) US author whose work of sf interest is San Salvador (1892), a Utopia set in a secret Italian location (see Ruritania) where, under a wise and Christ-embodying monarch whose ancestry is of Lost-Race antiquity, citizens manufacture their beautiful but practical wares by hand, after the model recently promulgated in William Morris's News from Nowhere (1890). [JC]

Mary Agnes Tinckner

born Ellsworth, Maine: 18 July 1833

died Boston, Massachusetts: 27 November 1907

works (selected)

  • San Salvador (Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1892) [hb/]

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