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The time machine ; The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells; Frank D McConnell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : A critical ed.View all editions and formats
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A critical edition of the two most widely taught science fiction novels written by the first master of the genre.
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Fiction
Named Person: Frank D McConnell; Frank D McConnell
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; Frank D McConnell
ISBN: 0195021649 9780195021646
OCLC Number: 2985707
Description: viii, 455 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The time machine --
The war of the worlds --
The context of the novels. From a review of The time machine in the Spectator, 13 July 1895 / R.H. Hutton --
From a review of The time machine in the Daily chronicle, 27 July 1895 / Anonymous --
Writing The time machine / H.G. Wells --
The time machine and its context / Jean-Pierre Vernier --
A review of The war of the worlds in Nature, 10 February 1898 / Sir Richard Gregory --
Tales of invasion: the background of The war of the worlds / I.F. Clarke --
The rediscovery of the unique / H.G. Wells --
The time machine and The war of the worlds: parable and possibility in H.G. Wells / Samuel L. Hynes and Frank D. McConnell --
The spirit of H.G. Wells. The early Wells and the Fin de siecle / Bernard Bergonzi --
The Wellsian mind / Van Wyck Brooks --
Wells and the limits of progress / Jack Williamson --
Wells and later science fiction / Mark R. Hillegas --
Wells and the English novel / V.S. Pritchett --
H.G. Wells / Anthony West.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells.

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A critical edition of the two most widely taught science fiction novels written by the first master of the genre.

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