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The science fiction of H.G. Wells

Author: Frank D McConnell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1981.
Series: Science-fiction writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains biographical material on Wells as well as a chronology and a list of his works, but focuses on the criticism of Wells' science fiction. Includes a bibliography of works about Wells.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McConnell, Frank D., 1942-1999.
Science fiction of H.G. Wells.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1981
(OCoLC)567579255
Named Person: H G Wells; H G Wells; Herbert G Wells; Herbert G Wells
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank D McConnell
ISBN: 0195028112 9780195028119 0195028120 9780195028126
OCLC Number: 6581569
Description: ix, 235 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: "A very ordinary brain" --
The age of unease: the background of Wells --
Evolutionary fables: The time machine and The island of Doctor Moreau --
Realist of the fantastic: The invisible man and The war of the worlds --
Dreams of things to come: The first men in the moon, The food of the gods, and In the days of the comet --
Outlines for history: the later Wells.
Series Title: Science-fiction writers.
Responsibility: Frank McConnell.

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Contains biographical material on Wells as well as a chronology and a list of his works, but focuses on the criticism of Wells' science fiction. Includes a bibliography of works about Wells.

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