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Extraordinary fictions of Jules Verne

Author: Andrew Martin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Such novels as "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" and "Around the World in Eighty Days" have made Jules Verne the most widely translated of all French authors. He has been categorized as a science fiction and children's fantasy writer and this work attempts to relocate his reputation.
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Named Person: Jules Verne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Martin
ISBN: 9780198157984 0198157983
OCLC Number: 851818802
Target Audience: Professional & Scholarly.
Description: 236 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The masked writer --
the beginning of the end --
the one and the many --
subversion subverted --
death from dying --
law and disorder --
the self-destruct mechanism --
the moment of truth --
the prophet of the mask.
Responsibility: Andrew Martin.

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'Martin ... presents a very provocative analysis of Vrne's novels ... Martin's book is an excellent contribution to scholarship on Jules Verne and should be included in any library collection that Read more...

 
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