Book: Unveiling a Parallel, A Romance
Author: Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Merchant





Unveiling a Parallel, A Romance By Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Merchant

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Pages (PDF): 130
Publication Date: 1893

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Unveiling a Parallel: A Romance, is a feminist science fiction and utopian novel published in 1893. The unnamed narrator, a man, arrives at Mars after a flight by 'aeroplane.' Mars is much like Earth, and inhabited by Earth-like flora and fauna. Where it differs is in the social roles of the genders. Women occupy a place of equality; they have their own social clubs, take lovers, have children out of wedlock, and can even propose marriage to men. In the second part of the narrative, set in another country on Mars, the protagonist gets to meet a Christ-like 'Teacher,' and compare religion on both planets.