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H. G. Wells’s «Fin-de-Siècle»

Twenty-first Century Reflections on the Early H. G. Wells- Selections from «The Wellsian»


John Partington

Contents: John S. Partington: Introduction – Katrina Harack: Limning the Impossible: Time Travel, the Uncanny and Destructive Futurity in H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine – Nick Redfern: Abjection and Evolution in The Island of Doctor Moreau – Kimberly Jackson: Vivisected Language in H. G. Wells’s The Island of Doctor Moreau – Brett Davidson: The War of the Worlds Considered as a Modern Myth – Hiroshi So: The Wheels of Chance and the Discourse of Improvement of Health – Barbara Bond: H. G. Wells’s Tono-Bungay as a Reflection of Its Time – Kevin Swafford: Aesthetics, Narrative and the Critique of Respectability in The History of Mr Polly – Simon J. James: ‘The Truth About Gissing’: Reassessing the Literary Friendship of George Gissing and H. G. Wells – Linda Dryden: H. G. Wells and Joseph Conrad: A Literary Friendship – Sylvia Hardy: H. G. Wells the Poststructuralist.