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H.G. Wells : traversing time

Author: W Warren Wagar
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2004.
Series: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The English writer Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) is one of the giants of science fiction. His early novels, The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds, invented a number of themes now classic in science fiction. But he also wrote mainstream novels, journalism, political tracts, a memoir, and purely didactic fiction designed to support his various causes. In this comprehensive new critical study, W. Warren Wagar  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: H G Wells; H G Wells; H G Wells; H G Wells
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Warren Wagar
ISBN: 0819567256 9780819567253
OCLC Number: 56471852
Description: xiii, 334 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The trace of the flow of thought --
The universe rigid and unique --
Romances of evolution --
A classic dystopia --
The point of no return --
Modernizing utopia --
Writing novels --
Wells at war --
Education versus catastrophe --
The open conspirator --
Romances of revolution --
Before and beyond modernism --Wells at war again.
Series Title: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Responsibility: W. Warren Wagar.

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A look inside one of the greatest minds of the 20th century.  Read more...

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