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Evans, Arthur B.

Overview
Works: 27 works in 63 publications in 2 languages and 5,438 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Dictionaries  Graphic novels  High interest-low vocabulary books  History  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Editor, Producer
Classifications: PQ2469, 843.8
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Publications about Arthur B Evans
Publications by Arthur B Evans
Most widely held works by Arthur B Evans
The Begum's millions by Jules Verne( file )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
"When two European scientists unexpectedly inherit an Indian rajah's fortune, each builds an experimental city of his dreams in the wilds of the American Northwest. France-Ville is a harmonious urban community devoted to health and hygiene, the specialty of its French founder, Dr. Francois Sarrasin. Stahlstadt, or City of Steel, is a fortress-like factory town devoted to the manufacture of high-tech weapons of war. Its German creator, the fanatically pro-Aryan Herr Schultze, is Verne's first truly evil scientist. In his quest for world domination and racial supremacy, Schultze decides to showcase his deadly wares by destroying France-Ville and all its inhabitants
Invasion of the sea by Jules Verne( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 667 libraries worldwide
First English edition of a classic Verne novel
The mighty Orinoco by Jules Verne( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
The First English Edition of This Classic Verne Adventure -- with a Unique Feminist Twist. This Wesleyan edition features notes and a critical introduction by renowned Verne scholar Walter James Miller, as well as reproductions of all the illustrations from the original French edition. Written in 1898 and part of Jules Verne's famous series Voyages Extraordinaires, The Mighty Orinoco tells the story of a young man's search for his father along the then-uncharted Orinoco River of Venezuela. The text contains all the ingredients of a classic Verne scientific-adventure tale: exploration and discovery, humor and drama, dastardly villains and intrepid heroes, and a host of near-fatal encounters with crocodiles, jungle fever, Indians and outlaws -- all set in a wonderfully exotic locale. The Mighty Orinoco also includes a unique twist that will appeal to feminists -- readers will need to discover it for themselves. This Wesleyan edition features notes and a critical introduction by renowned Verne scholar Walter James Miller, as well as reproductions of all the illustrations from the original French edition
The Kip brothers by Jules Verne( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Castaways on a barren island in the South Seas, Karl and Pieter Kip are rescued by the brig James Cook. After helping to quell an onboard mutiny, however, they suddenly find themselves accused and convicted of the captain's murder. In this story, one of his last Voyages Extraordinaires, Verne interweaves an exciting exploration of the South Pacific with a tale of judicial error reminiscent of the infamous Dreyfus Affair
The mysterious island by Jules Verne( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
The Mysterious Island was published in 1874, and it is one of Verne's longest novels. The plot depicts a group of men who have become castaways stranded on an island in the Pacific during the American Civil War. The novel describes their attempts not only to survive but also, with the aid of the scientific and technological know-how, to rebuild their world from the meager resources of the island. At the end, however, it is realized that Captain Nemo, from Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, has secretly been helping the settlers. A marvelous adventure story, The Mysterious Island is also notable for its modern retelling of the utopian deserted-island myth, with repeated echoes of Robinson Crusoe and the Swiss Family Robinson. This Wesleyan edition features notes, appendices and an introduction by Verne scholar William Butcher, as well as reproductions of the illustrations from the original French edition
The Wesleyan anthology of science fiction ( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
"Features over a 150 years' worth of the best science fiction ever collected in a single volume. The fifty-two stories and critical introductions are organized chronologically as well as thematically for classroom use. Filled with luminous ideas, otherworldly adventures, and startling futuristic speculations, these stories will appeal to all readers as they chart the emergence and evolution of science fiction as a modern literary genre. They also provide a fascinating look at how our Western technoculture has imaginatively expressed its hopes and fears from the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century to the digital age of today"--Publisher website
Jean Cocteau and his films of Orphic identity by Arthur B Evans( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 libraries worldwide
Jules Verne rediscovered : didacticism and the scientific novel by Arthur B Evans( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Travel scholarships by Jules Verne( file )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
A suspense-filled adventure tale about piracy on the high seas
The twentieth century by Albert Robida( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Vintage visions : essays on early science fiction by Arthur B Evans( file )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Top scholars investigate the nature and variety of early science fiction
Sermons on the Christian life and character by Arthur B Evans( Book )
1 edition published in 1832 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Jules Verne and the scientific novel by Arthur B Evans( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Leicestershire words, phrases, and proverbs by Arthur Benoni Evans( Book )
4 editions published between 1848 and 1965 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Plain sermons on the relative duties of the poor by Arthur B Evans( Book )
1 edition published in 1822 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Ke huan wen xue de pi ping yu jian gou by Robert Scholes( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Invasion of the sea by Jules Verne( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Instead of linking two seas, as existing canals (the Suez and the Panama) did, [the author of this book] proposed a canal that would create a sea in the heart of the Sahara Desert. The story raises a host of environmental, cultural and political concerns. The proposed sea threatens the nomadic way of life of those Islamic tribes living on the site, and they declare war. The ensuing struggle is finally resolved only by a cataclysmic natural event.-Dust jacket
The mighty Orinoco by Jules Verne( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
[In this book, the author] tells the story of a young man's search for his father along the then-uncharted Orinoco River of Venezuela. The text contains all the ingredients of a classic Verne scientific-adventure tale:exploration and discovery, humor and drama, dastardly villains and intrepid heroes, and a host of near-fatal encounters with crocodiles, jungle fever, Indians and outlaws - all set in a wonderfully exotic locate. [The book] also includes a unique twist that will appeal to feminists - reader will need to discover it for themselves.-Dust jacket
 
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Alternative Names
Evans, Arthur Benoni
Evans, Arthur Bruce 1948-
Languages
English (54)
Chinese (1)
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