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y The Angel of the Earthquake selected work   novella  
Issue Details: First known date: 1909 1909
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The Angel of the Earthquake is set in 1960, when disaster, in the form of a great earthquake, destroys Wellington, New Zealand, generating through social upheaval a hopeful Utopia based on loving-kindness.

Notes

  • Epigraph: These are spots in your / feasts of charity, when they / feast with you, feeding them- / selves without fear: clouds / they are without water, carried / about of winds; trees whose / fruit withereth, without fruit, / twice dead, plucked up by the / roots. - St. Jude
  • Author's note: Consists of a four page transcript of a letter 'To Harold Ashton' signed F.M.
  • Contains 'The Angel of the Earthquake' (pp. [9]-55) and 'With Joy in Arcady' (pp. [57]-99).
  • Includes a section at rear of book which details several other works 'by the same author.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Atlas Press , 1909 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Angel of the Earthquake, Frank Morton , 1909 single work novella
Short sketch of an imaginary earthquake in Wellington, New Zealand.
(p. [9]-55)
With Joy in Arcady, Frank Morton , 1909 single work novella (p. [57]-99)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

In Times to Come Again Graham Stone , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Notes on Australian Science Fiction 2001; (p. 115-121)

— Review of Hortense : A Study of the Future. A Romance 'Lancelot Lance' 1906 single work novel ; The Day After To-Morrow. Cora Minnett 1911 single work novel ; The Electric Gun : A Tale of Love and Socialism Harold Crawford Johnston 1911 single work novel ; The Angel of the Earthquake Frank Morton 1909 selected work novella ; Paying the Price F. W. Montgomerie 1907 single work novel ; Storm Bradley, Australian : A Story of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Frederick Davison 1932 single work novel ; Sands o' the Desert Harlingham Quinn 1913 single work novel ; Futurity: A Play of Tomorrow in Two Acts Adrian Consett Stephen 1914 single work drama ; Fair Inez : A Romance of Australia Douglas Sladen 1918 single work novel ; Nicholas Simon : A Romance of Revolution D. P. Macdonald 1915 single work novel ; The Great Untouched Future Grace M. Aguilar 1938 single work novel ; The Woman on the Beast : Viewed from Three Angles Helen Simpson 1933 single work novel ; Boomerang Helen Simpson 1932 single work novel
Australasia 1909 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 5 August vol. 30 no. 1538 1909; (p. 2)

— Review of The Angel of the Earthquake Frank Morton 1909 selected work novella
In Times to Come Again Graham Stone , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Notes on Australian Science Fiction 2001; (p. 115-121)

— Review of Hortense : A Study of the Future. A Romance 'Lancelot Lance' 1906 single work novel ; The Day After To-Morrow. Cora Minnett 1911 single work novel ; The Electric Gun : A Tale of Love and Socialism Harold Crawford Johnston 1911 single work novel ; The Angel of the Earthquake Frank Morton 1909 selected work novella ; Paying the Price F. W. Montgomerie 1907 single work novel ; Storm Bradley, Australian : A Story of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Frederick Davison 1932 single work novel ; Sands o' the Desert Harlingham Quinn 1913 single work novel ; Futurity: A Play of Tomorrow in Two Acts Adrian Consett Stephen 1914 single work drama ; Fair Inez : A Romance of Australia Douglas Sladen 1918 single work novel ; Nicholas Simon : A Romance of Revolution D. P. Macdonald 1915 single work novel ; The Great Untouched Future Grace M. Aguilar 1938 single work novel ; The Woman on the Beast : Viewed from Three Angles Helen Simpson 1933 single work novel ; Boomerang Helen Simpson 1932 single work novel
Australasia 1909 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 5 August vol. 30 no. 1538 1909; (p. 2)

— Review of The Angel of the Earthquake Frank Morton 1909 selected work novella
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