Shadows of the Future: H.G. Wells, Science Fiction, and Prophecy / Edition 1

Shadows of the Future: H.G. Wells, Science Fiction, and Prophecy / Edition 1

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ISBN-10: 0815603320

ISBN-13: 9780815603320

Pub. Date: 03/15/1996

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Shadows of the Future identifies the attempt to imagine possible futures as the unifying principle behind Wells's diverse and sometimes wayward literary career. The book unravels the complex layers of meaning in The Time Machine, and shows how throughout his life he sought to exploit the potential of literary and cultural prophecy in new ways.

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Shadows of the Future identifies the attempt to imagine possible futures as the unifying principle behind Wells's diverse and sometimes wayward literary career. The book unravels the complex layers of meaning in The Time Machine, and shows how throughout his life he sought to exploit the potential of literary and cultural prophecy in new ways.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815603320
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
03/15/1996
Series:
Utopianism and Communitarianism Series
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.51(d)

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