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Conference International H.G. Wells Symposium (1986 : London, England)

Title H.G. Wells under revision : proceedings of the International H.G. Wells Symposium, London, July 1986 / edited by Patrick Parrinder and Christopher Rolfe.

Imprint Selinsgrove [Pa.] : Susquehanna University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, c1990.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  823.912 W462Di, 1990    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 263 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Wells and the leopard lady / Brian W. Aldiss -- Science and the world state : education as utopia in the prophetic vision of H.G. Wells / W. Warren Wagar -- Genius misunderstood : toward an Asian understanding of H.G. Wells / Kirpal Singh -- Wells and the novel / J.R. Hammond -- Making fun of work : humor as sociology in the works of H.G. Wells / Christie Davies -- Dickensian motifs in Wells's novels : the disease metaphor in Tono-Bungay / Maria Teresa Chialant -- Uncle Wells on women : a revisionary reading of the social romances / Bonnie Kime Scott -- Applied natural history : Wells vs. Huxley / Leon Stover -- The vanity of law in The island of Doctor Moreau / John R. Reed -- H.G. Wells and ecology / W.M.S. Russell -- H.G. Wells and futurity as the only creative space in a programmed society / Romolo Runcini.
H.G. Wells : problems of an amorous utopian / John Huntington -- Wells and positivism / Martha S. Vogeler -- Wells and "the so-called science of sociology" / Krishan Kumar -- H.G. Wells : educationalist, utopian, and feminist? / Cliona Murphy -- H.G. Wells and C.S. Lewis : two sides of a visionary coin / K.V. Bailey -- Wells's common readers / Robert Crossley -- Wells the "culturologist" / Julius Kagarlitsky.
Subject Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.
Added Author Parrinder, Patrick.
Rolfe, Christopher, 1938-
ISBN 0945636059 (alk. paper)
9780945636052 (alk. paper)

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