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Shadows of the future : H.G. Wells, science fiction, and prophecy

Author: Patrick Parrinder
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1995.
Series: Utopianism and communitarianism.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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H.G. Wells - inventor of the concept of the time machine - "the shape of things to come" - described his work as one of critical anticipation. This book unravels the layers of meaning in "The Time  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Parrinder, Patrick.
Shadows of the future.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)604777326
Online version:
Parrinder, Patrick.
Shadows of the future.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)607735264
Named Person: H G Wells; H G Wells; H G Wells; H G Wells; H G Wells; H G Wells; Herbert George Wells; Herbert G Wells
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Parrinder
ISBN: 0815626916 9780815626916 0815603320 9780815603320
OCLC Number: 32745821
Description: xi, 170 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Science Fiction and the 'Shape of Things to Come' --
2. The Broken Tripod and the Impatient Imagination --
3. Possibilities of Space and Time (The Time Machine) --
4. A Sense of Dethronement (The Time Machine and The Island of Doctor Moreau) --
5. The Fall of Empires --
6. New Worlds for Old: The Prophet at Large --
7. Utopia and Meta-Utopia --
8. The Future as Anti-Utopia: Wells, Zamyatin and Orwell --
9. From Prophecy to Parody: Science Fiction and the Scientific Enlightenment.
Series Title: Utopianism and communitarianism.
Responsibility: Patrick Parrinder.

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