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Nichols, Thomas Low

(1815-1901) US journalist, hydrotherapist, social reformer and author whose Esperanza: My Journey Thither and What I Found There (part publication July 1855-December 1856 Nichols' Monthly; 1860) anonymous is an epistolary Lost Race tale in which many of Nichols' arguments – he was an advocate of free love, a supporter of universal suffrage (see Feminism), and a libertarian – are described as central to the Utopia at the heart of the story. [JC/MA]

Thomas Low Nichols

born Orford, New Hampshire: 1815

died Chaumont-en-Vezin, France: 1901



Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
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