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The twentieth century

Author: Albert Robida; Philippe Willems; Arthur B Evans
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2004.
Series: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This futuristic fantasy, first published in 1882, is a cross between "The Jetsons" and the novels of Charles Dickens: it focuses on the daily life of a bourgeois family living in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Robida; Philippe Willems; Arthur B Evans
ISBN: 0819566802 9780819566805
OCLC Number: 54861259
Notes: "This English translation ... is based on the first French edition, published in Paris in 1882 by Decaux ... This English edition features the very best of Robida's artwork, selected from the different French editions"--P. [xi].
Description: lxii, 397 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: A note on the translation and the artwork --
The twentieth century / Albert Robida.
Series Title: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Other Titles: Vingtième siècle.
Responsibility: Albert Robida ; translation, introduction, & critical materials by Philippe Willems ; edited by Arthur B. Evans.

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"Although largely forgotten now, the French writer Albert Robida was a pioneer of science fiction. ...(H)is 1882 roman d'anticipation The Twentieth Century (is) a funny, sometimes cynical, frequently Read more...

 
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