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Beyond the gaslight : science in popular fiction 1895-1905

Author: Hilary Evans; Dik Evans
Publisher: London : F. Muller, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of essays on turn-of-the-century science fiction writing, accompanied by short stories from the period.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction, English
Essays
Anthologie
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beyond the gaslight.
London : F. Muller, 1976
(OCoLC)557761998
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Evans; Dik Evans
ISBN: 058431017X 9780584310177
OCLC Number: 2836709
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Peter Pan came from outer space --
2. Science with the dessert course --
3. When the world froze : The Thames Valley catastrophe / Grant Allen --
The aerial brickfield / John Mills --
A corner in lightning / George Griffith --
The river of death / Fred M. White --
London's danger / Cutcliffe Hyne. 4. Around the world in any number of ways : From pole to pole / George Griffith --
The fate of the firefly / J.M. Bacon --
The abduction of Alexandra Seine / Fred C. Smale. 5. "I was as God!" : A charlatan / Frank Harris --
The shadow and the flash / Jack London --
The man who meddled with eternity / E. Tickner-Edwardes. 6. The last stand of the decapods : The lasst stand of the decapods / Frank T. Bullen --
The purple terror / Fred M. White --
The lizard / Cutcliffe Hyne. 7. The last days of Earth : Our second voyage to Mars / Anonymous --
The last days of Earth / George C. Wallis. 8. What's to come is still unsure.
Responsibility: Hilary and Dik Evans ; with illustrations from the Mary Evans Picture Library.

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A series of essays on turn-of-the-century science fiction writing, accompanied by short stories from the period.

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