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.