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H.G. Wells and the culminating ape

biological imperatives and imaginative obsessions
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St. Martin"s Press , New York
Wells, H. G. 1866-1946 -- Knowledge -- Biology., Biology in litera
StatementPeter Kemp.
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LC ClassificationsPR5778.B55 K4 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL993826M
ISBN 100312164890
LC Control Number96032352

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm. H.G. Wells's view of the world - and hence his writing - was strongly influenced by the biologist's training he received during his three years as a student at the Normal School of Science, South Kensington (now Imperial College, London).

Those things which a. H.G. Wells's view of the world - and hence his writing - was strongly influenced by the biologist's training he received during his three years as a student at the Normal School of Science, South Kensington (now Imperial College, London).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(1). Kemp, P. H.G. Wells and the culminating ape - St. Martin's Press - New York. Wells was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction. His writing career spanned more than sixty years, and his early science fiction novels earned him the title (along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback) of "The Father of Science Fiction".

The fin de siècle newspaper proprietor INTRODUCTION. The term Fin de Siècle is more immediately suggestive of writers and artists like Oscar Wilde and Aubrey Beardsley than a figure such as H.

Wells. The bulk of Wells’s prodigious oeuvre was produced in the early to middle twentieth century, which tends to make one think of him as “belonging” more to that period. Herbert George Wells, better known as H.

Wells, was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds and The Invisible Man. He was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and produced works in many different genres, including contemporary novels, history, and social commentary.

Wells was an outspoken. Wells at the Internet Book List; H. Wells at Library of Congress Authorities, with catalogue records; Future Tense – The Story of H. Wells at BBC One – th anniversary documentary () "In the footsteps of H G Wells" at New Statesman – "The great author called for a Human Rights Act; 60 years later, we have it" ()Alma mater: Royal College of Science (Imperial.

In Guide to the New World, Wells stresses that ‘down the whole corridor of recorded history, man has been made’ What has made him is his habitat: and this concept is significant to Wells not only as regards the past but also the future.

Looking ahead to this in book after book, he urges that man, previously shaped by environment, must now Author: Peter Kemp. Book Review Fiction Editor, The Sunday Times, London. Author of H.G. Wells and the Culminating Ape and others.

The Time Machine is a novel by H. Wells, first published inlater made into two films of the same title. This novel is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time travel using a vehicle that allows an operator to travel purposefully and selectively.

H.G. Wells's pioneering works of science fiction are still compellingly readable today. This Dover anthology presents some of his most influential novels: The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Island of Dr. Moreau, and includes five famous short stories: The Country of the Blind, The Purple Pileus, The Crystal Egg, The Door in the Wall, and The Stolen Bacillus.

Peter Kemp, H. Wells and the Culminating Ape: Biological Imperatives and Imaginative Obsessions (Basingstoke, ), Taking these conflicting interpretations as its point of departure, this essay will argue that Wells’s writings evince a gustatory paradox shared by both Huysmanian decadence and its subsequent critics: both a pragmatic.

H. Wells was born in Bromley, Kent in After working as a draper's apprentice and pupil-teacher, he won a scholarship to the Normal School of Science instudying under T. Huxley. It was with THE TIME MACHINE () that he had his real breakthrough.

Today he is regarded as one of the all-time greatest authors of science fiction/5(). THE INVISIBLE MAN. At first sight, The Invisible Man does not appear to be as deeply and obviously saturated with the overriding shared obsessions of the Fin de Siècle period as The Time Machine and The Island of Doctor r, a close reading of Wells’s romance can also reveal it to be still greatly informed by the cultural milieu created by both the advances in.

Wells’ life abundantly illustrates the bankruptcy of consistently applied Darwinism. More here - H.G. Wells: Darwin’s Disciple and Eugenicist Extraordinaire Kemp, P., H.G.

Wells and the Culminating Ape; Biological Themes and Imaginative Obsessions, The Macmillan Press Ltd., London, p. 14, AUTHORITIES. Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material.

Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. Boon is a work of literary satire by H. purports, however, to be by the fictional character Reginald Bliss, and for some time after publication Wells denied authorship.

Boon is best known for its part in Wells's debate on the nature of literature with Henry James, who is caricatured in the in Boon Wells also mocks himself, calling into question and Author: H.

Wells. H.G. Wells. Man Who Could Work Miracles: A Critical Text of the New York First Edition, with an Introduction and Appendices. Leon Stover. The Annotated H.G. Wells 8. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, xix + pp. $ hc. The Man Who Could Work Miracles (film) and Man who Could Work.

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NY: St Marts Press, + viii pp. $ John R. Reed. The Natural History of H.G. Wells. Athens, OH. Ohio UP, + x pp. $ Criticism of H.G. Wells owes much to the directions given it by Anthony West 25 years ago.

West's influence runs in a variety of channels. Download eBooks by author H. Wells. Guaranteed best prices, direct download. Herbert George Wells (21 September – 13 August ) was an English author, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre.

He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, inc. Books shelved as h-g-wells: The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells, The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells, The Island of Doctor Mo.

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In a series where writers make the case for a book they want you to try, author Adam Roberts champions what was once the world’s bestselling novel. A Slip Under the Microscope (Little Black Classics) by Wells, H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Outline of History.

Author H.G. Wells is probably best known today for his forays into sciencemany consider him the father of modern science fiction, and the influence of ground-breaking novels like The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man, and The Island of Doctor Moreau can be seen throughout the genre.

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G. Wells, was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau. He was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and produced works in many different genres, including contemporary novels, history, and social commentary.Order of H.G.

Wells Books Herbert George Wells (), better known as H.G. Wells, was an English author who is considered one of the fathers of science fiction.

However, his bibliography ranges far past the outer reaches of science fiction.These antidemocratic and elitist assumptions were nowhere better illustrated than in the extraordinary career of a Briton, H.

G. Wells. Wells is best remembered today as the author of such late-nineteenth-century socio-scientific fantasies as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, and The Invisible Man.

But he was much more than that.