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Colymbia Issue Details: First known date: 1873... 1873
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A Utopian science fiction novel that is an account of three years' residence in an imaginary submarine colony. It is possible that Samuel Butler may have influenced Dudgeon to write the novel. Written in response to Erewhon of the previous year.

Notes

  • Steampunk Note : This story functions as proto-steampunk in the manner of the scientific romances of Jules Verne, presenting a highly advanced technological society in the nineteenth century, using technological principles of the time.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Trubner ,
      1873 .
      Extent: 255p.

Works about this Work

Lost and Found Cities and Peoples : Islands Graham Stone , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Notes on Australian Science Fiction 2001; (p. 89-90)

— Review of Colymbia Robert Ellis Dudgeon 1873 single work novel ; A Mystery of the Pacific W. H. O. Smeaton 1899 single work children's fiction ; The Expedition of Captain Flick Fergus Hume 1896 single work novel ; The Island of Fantasy : A Romance Fergus Hume 1892 single work novel
Lost and Found Cities and Peoples : Islands Graham Stone , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Notes on Australian Science Fiction 2001; (p. 89-90)

— Review of Colymbia Robert Ellis Dudgeon 1873 single work novel ; A Mystery of the Pacific W. H. O. Smeaton 1899 single work children's fiction ; The Expedition of Captain Flick Fergus Hume 1896 single work novel ; The Island of Fantasy : A Romance Fergus Hume 1892 single work novel
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  • Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,
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