An H.G. Wells Chronology (Innbundet)

Serie: Author Chronologies Series 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1999
Antall sider: 186
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Author Chronologies Series
ISBN/EAN: 9780333727669
Kategori: Språk , Ordbøker og oppslagsverk og Biografier og memoarer
Omtale: An H.G. Wells Chronology
H. G. Wells continues to be widely read as the father of science fiction, a major novelist, and the author of some of the finest short stories in the English language. As the author of The Outline of History, A Short History of the World and The Science of Life, he was also a popular educator and man of ideas who influenced generations of readers. Because he was deeply involved with the literary, social and political issues of his time, a chronology of his life is in a sense a history of ideas in the twentieth century. This chronology will be of service to the student, scholar and general reader who wishes to check a point quickly without referring to the detailed narratives offered by the standard biographies. Every effort has been made to ensure a high standard of accuracy, and the findings of recent scholarship have been embodied. There is a full index of persons, places and works referred to. To browse through this Chronology is to follow in the footsteps of a man who led an incredibly active life and spanned the transition from the break-up of the Victorian age to the shadow of nuclear warfare. J. R.
Hammond offers a definitive chronology of Wells that provides a fascinating insight into the background, life and times of a major literary figure.

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