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The reception of H.G. Wells in Europe

Author: Patrick Parrinder; John S Partington
Publisher: London ; New York : Thoemmes Continuum, 2005.
Series: Athlone critical traditions series, v. 7.
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H.G. Wells was described by one of his European critics as a 'seismograph of his age'. He is one of the founding fathers of modern science fiction, and as a novelist, essayist, educationalist and political propagandist his influence has been felt in every European country. This collection of essays by scholarly experts shows the varied and dramatic nature of Wells's reception, including translations, critical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Reception of H.G. Wells in Europe.
London ; New York : Thoemmes Continuum, 2005
(DLC) 2004062058
(OCoLC)56840467
Named Person: H G Wells; H G Wells; H G Wells; H G Wells; H G Wells; H G Wells
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Parrinder; John S Partington
ISBN: 9781847144447 1847144446
OCLC Number: 229448086
Description: 1 online resource (xl, 419 pages).
Contents: Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; Abbreviations; Timeline: European Reception of H.G. Wells; Introduction; French; Russian; German; Polish; Czech; Hungarian; Italian; Catalan; Spanish; Portuguese; Irish; French and Russian Science Fiction; European Film; European Unification; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Athlone critical traditions series, v. 7.
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Parrinder and John S. Partington.

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H.G. Wells was described by one of his European critics as a 'seismograph of his age'. He is one of the founding fathers of modern science fiction, and as a novelist, essayist, educationalist and political propagandist his influence has been felt in every European country. This collection of essays by scholarly experts shows the varied and dramatic nature of Wells's reception, including translations, critical appraisals, novels and films on Wellsian themes, and responses to his own well-publicized visits to Russia and elsewhere. The authors chart the intense ideological debate that his writing.

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