Title: The Machine Stops

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Title: The Machine Stops Title Record # 41186
Author: E. M. Forster
Date: 1909-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: librivox.org, Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: First published in the Oxford and Cambridge Review, November 1909.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1947 German Die Maschine versagt
1967 Dutch De Machine Stopt
1983 German Die Maschine stoppt
1987 German Die Maschine bleibt stehen [as by Edward Morgan Forster]
1987 Croatian Stroj staje
2015 German Die Maschine
2016 German Die Maschine steht still

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Eternal Moment and Other Stories 1928-00-00 E. M. Forster Sidgwick & Jackson   5/- 185 hc? coll  
Collected Short Stories of E. M. Forster 1947-00-00 E. M. Forster Sidgwick & Jackson     vii+
246
hc? omni  
The Collected Tales of E. M. Forster 1947-00-00 E. M. Forster Alfred A. Knopf     ix+
308
hc? omni  
Die Maschine versagt 1947-00-00 E. M. Forster Amandus   S 4.50 46 hc? chap  
The Science Fiction Galaxy 1950-02-00 ed. Groff Conklin Permabooks #P67 $0.35 xii+
242
hc? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Treasury of Science Fiction Classics 1954-00-00 ed. Harold W. Kuebler Hanover House   $2.95 x+
694
hc? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Treasury of Science Fiction Classics 1954-00-00 ed. Harold W. Kuebler Hanover House / SFBC   $1.65 694 hc? anth Richard M. Powers Checkmark
Collected Short Stories 1954-10-00 E. M. Forster Penguin Books #1031 2/- 224 pb? coll Checkmark
The Armchair Science Reader 1959-00-00 ed. Isabel S. Gordon, Sophie Sorkin Simon & Schuster     832 hc? anth  
Of Men and Machines 1963-00-00 ed. Arthur O. Lewis, Jr. E. P. Dutton #D130 $1.95 xxxi+
349
tp? anth Seymour Chwast Checkmark
17 X Infinity 1963-08-00 ed. Groff Conklin Dell #7746 $0.50 272 pb? anth Checkmark
17 X Infinity 1964-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Mayflower-Dell #7746-8 3/6 272 pb? anth Checkmark
17 X Infinity 1965-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Mayflower-Dell #7746-8 5/- 272 pb? anth Checkmark
Cities of Wonder 1966-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Doubleday   C$4.95 252 hc? anth  
Cities of Wonder 1966-02-00 ed. Damon Knight Doubleday   $4.50 [xii]+
252
hc? anth John Rombola Checkmark
De Hemelse Paardetram en Andere Verhalen 1967-00-00 E. M. Forster Meulenhoff (Meesters der Fantastische Vertelkunst #6) #F6 ƒ2.50 187 pb? coll Sanne Sannes Checkmark
Cities of Wonder 1967-04-00 ed. Damon Knight Macfadden-Bartell #75-183 $0.75 251 pb? anth Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Cities of Wonder 1967-04-00 ed. Damon Knight Macfadden-Bartell #75-183 C$0.75 251 pb? anth Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Cities of Wonder 1968-05-00 ed. Damon Knight Dennis Dobson 0-234-77059-7 25/- xi+
252
hc? anth  
17 X Infinity 1969-04-00 ed. Groff Conklin Dell #7746 $0.75 272 pb? anth Jack Gaughan Checkmark
17 X Infinity 1969-04-00 ed. Groff Conklin Dell #7746 C$0.75 272 pb? anth Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Cities of Wonder 1970-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Sphere #53058 £0.30 239 pb? anth Checkmark
Science Fiction: The Future 1971-00-00 ed. Dick Allen Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-578650-4 $3.75 xiv+
345
tp? anth Checkmark
The Cracked Looking Glass: Stories of Other Realities 1971-00-00 ed. L. M. Schulman Macmillan   $4.95 x+
254
hc? anth Checkmark
The Light Fantastic 1971-03-00 ed. Harry Harrison Charles Scribner's Sons 0-684-10228-5 $5.95 216 hc? anth Checkmark
The Light Fantastic: Science Fiction Classics from the Mainstream 1971-10-00 ed. Harry Harrison Charles Scribner's Sons 0-684-12565-X   216 tp? anth  
Cities of Wonder 1971-10-00 ed. Damon Knight Macfadden-Bartell #95-166 $0.95 251 pb? anth Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Wondermakers 1972-05-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Fawcett Premier #M561 $0.95 351 pb? anth Checkmark
The Light Fantastic 1972-05-00 ed. Harry Harrison Charles Scribner's Sons (Scribner Library Emblem Editions #316) 0-684-12565-X $2.45 216 tp? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 1973-01-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday 0-385-05788-1 $9.95 xi+
466
hc? anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B 1973-06-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday / SFBC #5715 $3.50 xi+
527
hc? anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
Strange Universe 1974-00-00 ed. Amabel Williams-Ellis, Michael Pearson Blackie 0-216-89714-9 £2.10 192 hc? anth Anthony Pilley Checkmark
Man Unwept: Visions from the Inner Eye 1974-00-00 ed. Stephen V. Whaley, Stanley J. Cook McGraw-Hill 0-07-069481-8   xii+
350
tp? anth Edvard Munch Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Three 1974-04-00 ed. Ben Bova Gollancz 0-575-01738-4 £3.20 440 hc? anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB 1974-07-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7 $1.75 559 pb? anth Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction Stories 1977-00-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-38243-5   750 hc? anth Checkmark
Ten Science Fiction Stories 1977-01-00 ed. R. A. Banks Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-21371-X £1.50 156 tp? anth  
The Road to Science Fiction #2: From Wells to Heinlein 1979-02-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61736-3 $2.50 535 pb? anth Paul Stinson Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction #2: From Wells to Heinlein 1979-02-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library of Canada 0-451-61736-3 C$2.50 535 pb? anth Paul Stinson Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB 1982-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7 $3.95 559 pb? anth  
Die besten klassischen Science-Fiction-Geschichten 1983-00-00 ed. William Matheson Diogenes (detebe #21049) 3-257-21049-3 DM 9.80 447 pb? anth Checkmark
Philosophy and Science Fiction 1984-06-00 ed. Michael Philips Prometheus Books 0-87975-248-3 $12.95 vii+
392
tp? anth  
Duell im 25. Jahrhundert: Geschichten von glücklichen Welten und kommenden Zeiten 1987-00-00 ed. Erik Simon, Olaf R. Spittel Das Neue Berlin (Klassische Science-fiction-Geschichten) 3-360-00083-8 M 14.50 438 hc? anth Regine Schulz , Burckhard Labowski Checkmark
Sirius, #130 1987-03-05 ed. Hrvoje Prćić? Vjesnik   500 din. 132 pb? mag Hrvoje Grgić? Checkmark
Science Fiction: The Science Fiction Research Association Anthology 1988-00-00 ed. Patricia S. Warrick, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Harper & Row 0-06-046941-2   xi +
522
unknown? anth  
Die besten klassischen Science-Fiction-Geschichten 1993-00-00 ed. William Matheson Diogenes (detebe #21049) 3-257-21049-3 DM 16.80 447 pb? anth  
The Television Late Night Horror Omnibus 1993-09-00 ed. Peter Haining Orion 1-85797-092-6 £8.99 578 tp? anth  
The Television Late Night Horror Omnibus 1994-07-00 ed. Peter Haining Artus Publishing 1-898799-03-2 £4.99 578 tp? anth  
The Armchair Horror Collection 1994-09-00 ed. Peter Haining Orion 1-85797-411-5 £4.99 ix+
675
pb? anth  
The Science Fiction Century 1997-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-86338-1 $40.00 1005 hc? anth John Harris Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1997-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor / BOMC 0-312-86338-1   1005 hc? anth John Harris Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1998-05-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Quality Paperback Book Club 0-9658501-3-7 $21.95 1005 tp? anth John Harris Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 2001-00-00 ed. Ben Bova The Easton Press     xi+
527
hc? anth Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction: Volume 2: From Wells to Heinlein 2002-10-00 ed. James Gunn Scarecrow Press 0-8108-4439-7 $32.50 xxii+
511
tp? anth Checkmark
The Television Late Night Horror Omnibus 2003-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Bounty Books 0-7537-0851-5 £9.99 578 tp? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century, Volume One 2006-03-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Orb 0-312-86484-1 $21.95 511 tp? anth John Harris Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B 2008-05-00 ed. Ben Bova Tor 978-0-7653-0532-9 $29.95 xi+
527
hc? anth Kenn Brown  
The Phoenix Pick Anthology of Classic Science Fiction Stories 2008-07-18 ed. uncredited Phoenix Pick 978-1-60450-258-9 $9.99 208 tp? anth  
The End of the World: Classic Tales of Apocalyptic Science Fiction 2010-00-00 ed. Michael Kelahan Fall River Press 978-1-4351-2592-6 $7.98 457 hc? anth Ben Gibson Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B 2010-02-00 ed. Ben Bova Orb 978-0-7653-0533-6 $18.99 xi+
527
tp? anth  
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction 2010-08-01 ed. Rob Latham, Veronica Hollinger, Joan Gordon, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Arthur B. Evans, Carol McGuirk Wesleyan University Press 978-0-8195-6955-4 $39.95 xviii+
767
tp? anth Georges Méliès Checkmark
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction 2010-08-01 ed. Rob Latham, Veronica Hollinger, Joan Gordon, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Arthur B. Evans, Carol McGuirk Wesleyan University Press 978-0-8195-6954-7 $85.00 688 hc? anth Checkmark
The Machine Stops 2011-02-24 E. M. Forster Penguin Books (Penguin Mini Modern Classics) 978-0-14-119598-8 £3.00 83 pb? coll Checkmark
The Steampunk Megapack: 26 Modern and Classic Steampunk Stories 2013-01-16 ed. Evelyn Kriete, John Gregory Betancourt Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4743-2 $0.99 2284 ebook? anth Checkmark
The Machine Stops 2013-05-23 E. M. Forster Wildside Press 978-1-4344-4204-8 $6.99 48 tp? chap  
The Machine Stops 2013-06-18 E. M. Forster Wildside Press 978-1-4344-4212-3 $19.99 48 hc? chap  
The Machine Stops 2014-11-06 E. M. Forster LibriVox       digital audio download? chap  
The Machine Stops 2015-02-25 E. M. Forster Start Publishing (Start Classics) 978-1-68146-027-7 $0.99   ebook? chap  
Science Fiction Short Stories 2015-09-24 ed. Laura Bulbeck Flame Tree Publishing (Gothic Fantasy) 978-1-78361-650-3 £20.00 480 hc? anth  
Die Maschine 2015-12-03 E. M. Forster Letter P 978-3-903117-03-7 €28.00 68 hc? chap  
Die Maschine steht still 2016-00-00 E. M. Forster Hoffmann und Campe 978-3-455-40571-2 €15.00 78+
[2]
hc? chap Owen Davey Checkmark
Die Maschine steht still 2016-10-14 E. M. Forster Hoffmann und Campe 978-3-455-40571-2 €15.00 78+
[2]
hc? chap Owen Davey  
The Phoenix Pick Anthology of Classic Science Fiction: Second Edition 2016-10-18 ed. Paul Cook Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-301-2 $34.95   hc? anth  
Science Fiction Short Stories 2016-11-12 ed. Laura Bulbeck Flame Tree Publishing (Gothic Fantasy)   £12.00   ebook? anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7 $1.95 559 pb? anth Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction #2: From Wells to Heinlein date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61859-9 $2.75 535 pb? anth Paul Stinson  
Wondermakers date unknown ed. Robert Hoskins Fawcett Crest #M1826 $0.95 351 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7 $2.25 559 pb? anth Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction #2: From Wells to Heinlein date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61859-9 $2.75 535 pb? anth Paul Stinson Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-42739-7 $2.50 559 pb? anth Checkmark
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