The reception of H.G. Wells in Europe / edited by Patrick Parrinder and John S. Partington.

H.G. Wells was described by one of his European critics as a 'seismograph of his age'. He is one of the founding fathers of modern science fiction, and as a novelist, essayist, educationalist and political propagandist his influence has been felt in every European country. This collection...

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Other Authors: Parrinder, Patrick, 1944-, Partington, John S., 1973-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Thoemmes Continuum, 2005.
Series:Athlone critical traditions series ; v. 7.
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Summary:H.G. Wells was described by one of his European critics as a 'seismograph of his age'. He is one of the founding fathers of modern science fiction, and as a novelist, essayist, educationalist and political propagandist his influence has been felt in every European country. This collection of essays by scholarly experts shows the varied and dramatic nature of Wells's reception, including translations, critical appraisals, novels and films on Wellsian themes, and responses to his own well-publicized visits to Russia and elsewhere. The authors chart the intense ideological debate that his writing.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xl, 419 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-404) and index.
ISBN:9781847144447
1847144446