List of 19th Century Dystopian Literature and Review
First, of all I Ralph K Jones welcome to my Blog and Website, I am sure you know by now I am an avid reader and writer of Dystopian Literature. In this series, you will find short reviews of every Dystopian Novel I could think of. I will be producing a series of articles and in-depth reviews of my favourites over the next few years, however, starting with 19th Century Dystopian Literature mini-reviews and details about the book I hope to provide you with some ideas for reading material for may years to come.
Book Title: A Sojourn in the City of Amalgamation, in the Year of Our Lord, 19–
Author: Jerome B. Holgate
Publisher: Self published
Good reads rating: 2.00/5
About: The story condemns abolitionists by portraying them as endorsers of “amalgamation,” or interracial marriage. Its storyteller experiences a future city, Amalgamation, were Caucasians and blacks have intermarried exclusively for racial fairness, bringing about “moral degeneration, lethargy, and political and financial decrease.
Book Title: Paris in the Twentieth Century
Author: Jules Verne
Published: 1994 (Written 1863)
Publisher: Hachette Livre
Good reads rating: 3.37/5
About: Jules Verne has written a novel Paris in the Twentieth century that is science fiction. The main character of this novel is 16 years old who graduates in works of literature and classics. The novel refers to the young man who lives in an advanced technologically but struggles unsuccessfully and culture is backward.
Book Title: Notes from the Underground
Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Good reads rating: 4.16 /5
About: Notes have to be considered as one of the first factual novel. It contains two parts. In the 1st part, “The underground man attacks the ones who believes in science and rationality, and says that it is more beneficial to act according to one’s own stupid will rather than to act according to rational arguments.
In the 2nd part, Underground Man speaks the episode from his life where he consciously puts himself in situations where he knows that he will be embarrassed and ashamed.
Book Title: Vril
Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Published: May 1871
Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons
Good reads rating: 3.24/5
About: Edward Bulwer Lytton is pioneering science fiction novel ‘Vril” was taken very seriously by 19th century Atlantis fans. Vril is a curious energy, which is used by Lytton’s covert race to power their advanced civilizations, and it was later treated as a reality charmer.
Book Title: Erewhon
Author: Samuel Butler
Publisher: Trübner and Ballantyne
Good reads rating: 3.58/5
About: This novel is written by name of this novel is associate its country. Its name discovered by the protagonist. In which not tell us where is Erewhon but its cleared that is a fictional country. Writer discovered in this book on own experience a young man who is work on sheep farmer.
Book Title: The Begum’s Fortune
Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: Pierre-Jules Hetzel
Good reads rating: 3.63/5
About: Two men showed the inherited of a French soldier, who settled in India and married with native prince that immensely rich widow and title is begum. One of is a doctor of in French who is concerned with European for a long time. The second is Scientist of German as militarist and racist.
Book Title: The Fixed Period
Author: Anthony Trollope
Published: October 2nd 2007
Good reads rating: 2.50/5
About: Gabriel Crasweller is Britannula’s oldest citizen who is a successful merchant farmer and owner of the land. He was making the instrumental of the republic of the same-minded people. Which include it’s a junior as a friend. She is serving as a president of Britannula. He voted for in a favour of fixed period Law that became more pensive.
Book Title: The Republic of the Future
Author: Anna Bowman Dodd
Publisher: Cassell & Co.
Good reads rating: 2.77/5
About: This book has written in the response of Utopian literature that was very important and noteworthy factor of for second half of the nineteenth century. This book is a fictional. Anna Bowman Dodd takes aim of liberal development of her area. Moreover, animal rights were founded in New York.
Book Title: The Inner House
Author: Walter Besant
Good reads rating: 3.38 /5
About: The Inner House novel has written by Walter Besant. It is set a couple of hundreds of years later on and is a tragic dream about a general public which has achieved a phase of latent consistency under the control of a first class gathering of researchers who have found a remedy of eternality.
Book Title: Caesar’s Column
Author: Ignatius L. Donnelly
Publisher: F. J. Shulte & Co.
Good reads rating: 3.04/5
About: This book tells the story of twentieth century. This book has categorized as speculative, science and dystopian fiction. This book explains Political and romance as well. Writer cast a fiction as epistolary novel. In which a person sharing his experiences who visited New York. Weltstein do not like to deal directly with American.
Book Title: Pictures of the Socialistic Future
Author: Eugen Richter
Publisher: Verlag “Fortschritt”
Good reads rating: 4.33/5
About: Eugen Richter was a German lawmaker and columnist in Imperial Germany. He was one of the main supporters of progressivism in the Prussian Land tag and the German Reichstag. Richter turned into a solid promoter of unhindered commerce, a market economy. In 1859, he turned into a government worker in the legal executive.
Book Title: The Repairer of Reputations
Author: Robert W. Chambers
Publisher: Weiser Books
Good reads rating: 3.47/5
This story tell us an example of horror fiction of chamber, it tells about a young man fallen from his horse and received an injury on his head. When he was recovering from his accident he gets and reads the story which represent universally censored that disturb him very badly.
Book Title: The Time Machine
Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: William Heinemann (UK),Henry Holt (US)
Good reads rating: 3.88/5
About: The Time Machine is a sci-fi novella by H. G. Wells. The Time Machine has adjusted into three component movies of a similar name, just as two TV renditions, and countless comic book adjustments. It likewise by implication roused a lot more works of fiction in numerous media preparations.
Book Title: The Sleeper Awakes
Author: H. G. Wells
Published: 1899, 1910
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Good reads rating: 3.42/5
About: This book is tragic sci-fi by English writer H. G. Wells, about a man who rests for two hundred and three years, awakening in a totally changed London where he has turned into the most extravagant man on the planet. Disappointed with its unique structure, Wells, who was a frank communist and writer of prophetic compositions, modified it in 1910.