Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1850-03-26
Death 1898-05-22
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Epithet: novelist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001164.0x000029

Edward Bellamy was born in Massachusetts and was working as a journalist in 1888 when he published his most famous work, "Looking Backward: 2000-1887," a popular utopian romance. Bellamy devoted his life to promoting the ideas of non-revolutionary socialist reform through the Nationalist Party and his journal, THE NEW NATION. In 1897 Bellamy penned a theoretical sequel to "Looking Backward," entitled "Equality."

From the description of Correspondence, 1889-1898. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122489967

Bellamy was an American author, best known for the utopian romance, Looking Backward: 2000-1887, published in 1888.

From the description of Correspondence, 1850-1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80397930

From the description of Compositions, 1860-1939. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122520569

From the guide to the Compositions, 1860-1939., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

From the guide to the Correspondence, 1850-1898., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Edward Bellamy, American novelist best known as author of the utopian socialist fantasy, Looking Backward 2000-1887.

From the description of Edward Bellamy manuscript material : 6 items, 1886-1893 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76699482

From the guide to the Edward Bellamy manuscript material : 6 items, 1886-1893, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

Edward Bellamy was a 19th century American novelist and social thinker. After a few undistinguished novels, Bellamy struck a chord in 1888 with Looking backward, a utopian saga set in the future. It became one of the best-selling books of the century, with an indisputable impact on society and politics, inspiring discussion groups, political platforms, social reform, and countless literary successors.

From the description of Edward Bellamy letters and photograph, 1888-1894. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52605422

American author.

From the description of Letter, 1881? (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82984513

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicopee Falls, Mass., to his wife Emma (Sanderson), 1884 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129724

Author.

From the description of Edward Bellamy papers, 1872-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123768960

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Subjects:

  • Single tax
  • American literature--19th century
  • Liquor laws
  • Socialism
  • Utopias
  • Short stories, American
  • Novelists, American--19th century--Correspondence
  • Publishers and publishing--19th century
  • Authors and publishers--19th century
  • Prohibition
  • Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
  • Temperance

Occupations:

  • Authors, American
  • Publisher

Places:

  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Kilauea Volcano (Hawaii) (as recorded)
  • Hawaii (as recorded)
  • United States--Boston (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)