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The Triumph Of Mechanics by Karl Hans Stobl (1907)

“The Triumph Of Mechanics” (1907) – Karl Hans Stobl (3751 words) <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> The town’s toy industry had grown considerably in the last few years. All civilized countries placed orders upon orders, eager to own mechanical toys — multicolored, marvelously precise: the Punchinello … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Sultana’s Dream By Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

Last night’s Sultana’s Dream discussion clinked like porcelain at a tea party. The story had the same essay quality and social critique agenda of The Star, but in a firmly feminist perspective. Everyone present appreciated the story for it’s intentions … Continue reading

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Sultana’s Dream by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1905)

“Sultana’s Dream” (1905) – Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (3986 words) First published in The Indian Ladies’ Magazine, Madras, 1905 <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> One evening I was lounging in an easy chair in my bedroom and thinking lazily of the condition of Indian womanhood. … Continue reading

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