Title: The Country of the Kind

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Title: The Country of the Kind Title Record # 41525
Author: Damon Knight
Date: 1956-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Locus index (as of 2008-05-01) listed F&SF Feb 1956 as the first publication. The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume One, ORB, stated: copyright © 1955 by Fantasy House, Inc.
Synopsis: In a near future where humans no longer have destructive, antisocial, or aggressive behavior, a throwback who retains those traits believes that without them, great art and creativity also cannot exist.
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Current Tags: dystopia (1), first person (1), only humans (1), only Earth (1), near future (1), social commentary (1), Utopia (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1957 French Tu ne tueras point...
1966 Italian Il sistema della dolcezza
1975 French Tu ne tueras point
1976 French Tu ne tueras point !
1976 Italian Un mondo gentile
1978 Dutch Het Land van de Vriendelijke Mensen
1978 Dutch In het Land der Milden
1981 Polish Kraina Uprzejmych

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, February 1956 1956-02-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Fantasy House, Inc.   $0.35 132 digest? mag Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
S-F: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy 1956-05-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell #B103 $0.35 342 pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
S-F: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy 1956-07-00 ed. Judith Merril Gnome Press   $3.95 342+
[12]
hc? anth Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Fiction, #38 1957-01-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA   F100.00 128 digest? mag Philippe Curval Checkmark
In Deep 1963-05-00 Damon Knight Berkley Medallion #F760 $0.50 158 pb? coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Yet More Penguin Science Fiction 1964-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books #2189 3/6 205 pb? anth Matta Checkmark
In Deep 1964-00-00 Damon Knight Gollancz   15/- 158 hc? coll  
In Deep 1965-04-00 Damon Knight The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) #96 6/- 158 hc? coll John Griffiths  
In Deep 1966-00-00 Damon Knight Corgi #GS7399 3/6 174 pb? coll Checkmark
Yet More Penguin Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books #2189 3/6 205 pb? anth Matta Checkmark
Gamma #6 1966-04-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo Edizioni dello Scorpione # 6 400 Lit 158 pb? mag Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
New Dreams This Morning 1966-10-00 ed. James Blish Ballantine Books #U2331 $0.50 xii+
190
pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1970-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday   $7.95 xi+
558
hc? anth Sagebrush Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1970-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday / SFBC #2265 $2.98 xi+
558
hc? anth Sagebrush Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1971-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #J115 $1.50 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1971-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #J115 C$1.50 672 pb? anth Checkmark
In Deep 1972-00-00 Damon Knight Manor Books #75-444 $0.75 176 pb? coll Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1972-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #J115 $1.50 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1973-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #J115 $1.50 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1973-06-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £0.60 616 pb? anth David Pelham Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1974-00-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £0.60 616 pb? anth David Pelham Checkmark
Histoires de demain 1975-00-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3771) 2-253-00749-8   439 pb? anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
The Late Great Future 1976-00-00 ed. Gregory Fitz Gerald, John Dillon Fawcett Crest 0-449-23040-6 $1.75 288 pb? anth Oscar Liebman Checkmark
Histoires de demain 1976-00-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3771) 2-253-00749-8   439 pb? anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Les univers de Damon Knight 1976-02-10 Damon Knight OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #60) 2-7201-0045-5   486 hc? coll Checkmark
Future Power 1976-04-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Random House 0-394-49420-2 $7.95 xxviii+
256
hc? anth Checkmark
Future Power 1976-07-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Random House / SFBC #2771 $1.98 xxi+
196
hc? anth Checkmark
Galassia #220 1976-10-01 ed. Gianni Montanari Casa Editrice La Tribuna #220 800 Lit. 160 digest? mag Bruce Pennington  
In Deep 1978-00-00 Damon Knight Magnum Books 0-417-02220-4 £0.75 172 pb? coll Chris Moore Checkmark
Histoires de demain 1978-00-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3771) 2-253-00749-8   439 pb? anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Galerij der Giganten 4 1978-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Ben Bova Elsevier (Elsevier SF) 90-10-02002-9   219 tp? anth Tim White Checkmark
Fontein Science Fiction 3 1978-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss De Fontein (Fontein SF) 90-261-0149-X   141 tp? anth Karel Thole Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Fifties 1979-09-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph Olander Avon 0-380-46409-8 $4.95 xxiii+
438
tp? anth Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1980-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £1.95 616 pb? anth Tom Stimpson Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Fifties 1980-02-00 ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Harry Greenberg Avon / SFBC #3671 $3.98 xxii+
393
hc? anth Gary Viskupic Checkmark
Problemy, # 424-425 July-August 1981 1981-07-00 ed. Editors of Problemy Krajowa Agencja Wydawnicza RSW "Prasa-Książka-Ruch"?       A4? mag  
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1981-10-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Hutchinson 0-09-145770-X £6.95 370 hc? anth Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Penguin Books 0-14-006382-X £2.95 365 pb? anth Mick Brownfield Checkmark
Histoires de demain 1984-07-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Gérard Klein, Demètre Ioakimidis Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3771) 2-253-00749-8   439 pb? anth Donald Grant Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1985-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £3.50 616 pb? anth Peter Jones Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1986-00-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6   616 pb? anth Peter Jones  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1986-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9 $4.95 672 pb? anth  
The Great SF Stories # 18 (1956) 1988-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #754) 0-88677-289-3 $4.50 366 pb? anth Robert Andre Checkmark
The Great SF Stories # 18 (1956) 1988-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-289-3 C$5.50 366 pb? anth Robert Andre Checkmark
Histoires de demain 1989-11-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3771) 2-253-00749-8   457 pb? anth Donald Grant Checkmark
God's Nose 1991-06-00 Damon Knight Pulphouse Publishing (Author's Choice Monthly #21)   $4.95 114 tp? coll George Barr Checkmark
God's Nose 1991-06-00 Damon Knight Pulphouse Publishing (Author's Choice Monthly #21)   $25.00 114 hc? coll George Barr  
God's Nose 1991-06-00 Damon Knight Pulphouse Publishing (Author's Choice Monthly #21)   $50.00 114 hc? coll  
The Legend Book of Science Fiction 1991-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Legend 0-7126-5010-5 £8.99 vii+
672
tp? anth  
The Legend Book of Science Fiction 1991-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Legend 0-7126-4861-5 £14.99 vii+
672
hc? anth  
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1992-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-07238-4 $27.50 672 hc? anth Checkmark
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1992-04-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press / SFBC #19603 $12.98 vii+
672
hc? anth Checkmark
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1993-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-08847-7 $15.95 vii+
672
tp? anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1998-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday / SFBC 1-56865-878-8 $10.98 xi+
560
hc? anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 2001-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg The Easton Press     xi+
558
hc? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 2003-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Tor 0-765-30536-4 $27.95 xiv+
560
hc? anth Kenn Brown  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 2005-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Orb 0-765-30537-2 $17.95 xiv+
560
tp? anth Kenn Brown Checkmark
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118892-8 £9.99 592 tp? anth Jim Burns Checkmark
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 978-0-14-191343-8 £7.99   ebook? anth  
The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2 2014-07-15 ed. Gordon Van Gelder Tachyon Publications 978-1-61696-163-3 $15.95 419 tp? anth Thomas Canty Checkmark
Far Out / In Deep / Off Centre / Turning On 2014-08-14 Damon Knight Gollancz (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-0-575-11121-9 £20.00 xii+
530
tp? omni Chris Moore Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-44933-1 $2.50 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9 $2.95 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #26346 $1.95 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9 $2.95 672 pb? anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #26346 $1.95 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9 $2.25 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Orb 0-765-30537-2 $19.99 xiv+
560
tp? anth Kenn Brown Checkmark
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