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The Wellsian : selected essays on H.G. Wells

Author: John S Partington; H.G. Wells Society.
Publisher: [Oss, Netherlands] : Equilibris Pub., ©2003.
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Brings together a selection of the articles published in "The Wellsian", the journal of the H G Wells Society, from 1981 onwards.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: H G Wells; H G Wells; Herbert G Wells
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John S Partington; H.G. Wells Society.
ISBN: 9059760018 9789059760011 9059760026 9789059760028
OCLC Number: 54814627
Notes: Selection of articles previously published in The Wellsian, journal of the H.G. Wells Society.
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The socio-biological and human-ecological notions in The time machine / Katalin Csala-Gáti and János I. Tóth --
The time machine : H.G. Wells's journey through death / Patrick Parrinder --
The island of Doctor Moreau : a Swiftian parable / John Hammond --
The unholy alliance of science in The island of Doctor Moreau / Roslynn Haynes --
Moments of empire : perceptions of Kurt Lasswitz and H.G. Wells / Patricia Kerslake --
Wells, the artilleryman and the intersection on Putney Hill / Brett Davidson --
The narrator in double-exposure in The war of the worlds / Richard Law --
H.G. Wells and The sea lady : a platonic affair in the "great outside"? / Leon Stover --
A tissue of moonshine : the mechanics of deception in The sea lady / Bruce Sommerville --
H. IV/somatrem : H.G. Wells's speculations upon endocrinology / Charles De Paolo --
A tale of two cities : H.G. Wells's The door in the wall, illustrated by Alvin Langdon Coburn / Laura Scuriatti --
The current texts of H.G. Wells's early science fiction novels : situation unsatisfactory / David Lake --
Wells, Plato, and the ideal state / Michael Sherborne --
The pessimistic eutopias of H.G. Wells / Lyman Tower Sargent.
Other Titles: Selected essays on H.G. Wells
Wellsian (H.G. Wells Society : 1976)
Responsibility: edited by John S. Partington.

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The Times Literary Supplement:"Cherry-picked from the Wellsian"Professor W. Warren Wagar, Emeritus Professor of History, State University New York: "I bought a copy of the anthology of articles from Read more...

 
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