Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells: The Fin-de-Siècle Literary Scene

Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells: The Fin-de-Siècle Literary Scene

by L. Dryden

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349505425
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Linda Dryden is Professor of English Literature at Edinburgh Napier University, and Director of the University's Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW). She is author of two monographs, Joseph Conrad and the Imperial Romance, and The Modern Gothic and Literary Doubles: Stevenson, Wilde and Wells, and co-editor of Stevenson and Conrad: Writers of Transition.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Martians, Sleepers, Time Travellers and Hearts of Darkness 2. Conrad, Wells, Ford and the Ghost of Robert Louis Stevenson 3. Quap, Ivory, and Insect Empires 4. 'The difference between us': Science, Politics and the Human Factor 5. Conrad, Wells, and the Art of the Novel 6. The Shape of War and of Things to Come Afterword Bibliography Index

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