Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
À Beckett, Arthur William

(1844-1899) UK author, a son of Gilbert Abbott À Beckett. His The Member for Wrottenborough: Passages from his Life in Parliament (1892) satirizes, among other targets, a matriarchy purporting to govern the Island of Eden-minus-Adamia. [JC]

Arthur William À Beckett

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