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H.G. Wells : Critical Heritage - Patrick Parrinder

H.G. Wells

Critical Heritage

By: Patrick Parrinder (Editor)

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Published: 6th March 1997
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Writings include The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds and The Invisible Man. Volume covers the period 1895-1940. Extras: Appendices list additional critical articles and a full chronology of Wells' published books.
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General Editor's Prefacep. v
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Introductionp. 1
Unsigned Notice, 'A Man of Genius', Review of Reviewsp. 33
The Time Machinep. 33
Unsigned Review in Spectatorp. 34
Unsigned Review, Daily Chroniclep. 38
Israel Zangwill on Time-Travellingp. 40
Review in Saturday Reviewp. 43
The Island of Doctor Moreaup. 43
Unsigned Review in Spectatorp. 46
Unsigned Review, Manchester Guardianp. 48
Unsigned Review, Speakerp. 50
Unsigned Review in Athenaeump. 51
Unsigned Review, Guardianp. 52
Article in Revue Des Deux Mondesp. 54
The Plattner Story and Othersp. 57
Unsigned Review in Athenaeump. 57
The Invisible Manp. 58
Review in Bookmanp. 58
Joseph Conrad's Impressionp. 60
W. T. Stead on the Wellsian 'Gruesome'p. 61
The War of the Worldsp. 63
Unsigned Review in Spectatorp. 63
Unsigned Review in Athenaeump. 67
Unsigned Review, Criticp. 68
Unsigned Review, Academyp. 70
Review in Naturep. 74
on Reviewers in the 1890sp. 76
Love and Mr. Lewishamp. 78
Unsigned Review, Daily Telegraphp. 78
Unsigned Review, Daily Chroniclep. 80
Unsigned Review, Saturday Reviewp. 82
Unsigned Review, Speakerp. 83
Unsigned Review, Westminster Gazettep. 85
Anticipations and Mankind in the Makingp. 85
Beatrice Webb's Reactionp. 88
Unsigned Notice, Literary Worldp. 89
Unsigned Review of Mankind in the Making, Academy and Literaturep. 90
Review in Weekly Critical Reviewp. 94
Early French Responsesp. 99
on Wells and Vernep. 99
on the Metropolitan Imaginationp. 100
Jules Verne Interviewedp. 101
The Food of the Godsp. 103
G. K. Chesterton in Hereticsp. 103
A Modern Utopiap. 110
Sydney Olivier, Review in Fabian Newsp. 110
R. Mayor, Review in Independent Reviewp. 112
Unsigned Review in Spectatorp. 117
Kippsp. 122
Review in Daily Newsp. 122
Henry James's Viewp. 126
Review in Dialp. 127
Review in North American Reviewp. 128
on Wells as Reformerp. 131
Unsigned Review, Outlookp. 133
In the Days of the Cometp. 133
Unsigned Review, Saturday Reviewp. 136
Review in Fabian Newsp. 140
on 'Socialist' Fictionp. 142
Tono-Bungayp. 146
Review in Daily Chroniclep. 146
Unsigned Review, Daily Telegraphp. 147
Beatrice Webb, Diary Entryp. 150
Unsigned Review in Spectatorp. 151
Review in New Agep. 154
Ann Veronicap. 157
Review in Daily Newsp. 157
Review in T. P. 's Weeklyp. 160
Unsigned Review, Nationp. 165
'A Poisonous Book', Unsigned Review in Spectatorp. 169
H. G. Wells, a Rejoinderp. 172
Unsigned Review, the Times Literary Supplementp. 175
The History ofp. 175
Unsigned Notice, North American Reviewp. 177
Review in Smart Setp. 178
Beatrice Webb, Diary Entryp. 181
The New Machiavellip. 181
Review in Daily Newsp. 183
Unsigned Review, the Times Literary Supplementp. 186
Review in Chicago Evening Postp. 189
Unsigned Review, Nationp. 195
Henry James to Wellsp. 199
Review in Atlantic Monthlyp. 201
Marriagep. 203
Review in Freewomanp. 203
Henry James to Wellsp. 209
The Passionate Friendsp. 211
Review in Daily News and Leaderp. 211
Review in New Agep. 214
Review in Bookman (new York)p. 216
The Wife of Sir Isaac Harmanp. 220
Review in New Republicp. 220
Van Wyck Brooks on Wells's Socialist Imaginationp. 223
on Wells and the Victoriansp. 231
Mr. Britling Sees It Throughp. 236
Unsigned Review, the Times Literary Supplementp. 236
Article in Dialp. 239
Unsigned Review in the Times Literary Supplementp. 244
Joan and Peterp. 244
The Outline of Historyp. 248
Review in Athenaeump. 248
Edward Shanks on Wells's Impatiencep. 255
Wells's Revolutionary Fairy-Talesp. 258
The World of William Clissoldp. 275
Review in Atlantic Monthlyp. 275
Review in Saturday Review of Literaturep. 277
Review in American Mercuryp. 282
Review in Nation and Athenaeump. 285
on Wells's Failurep. 290
Wells Under Scrutinyp. 299
on Wells as the Ideal Fatherp. 307
Complete Short Storiesp. 310
Unsigned Review in Spectatorp. 310
Review in Scrutinyp. 315
The Work, Wealth and Happiness of Mankindp. 315
Retrospective and Obituaryp. 319
Wells as Journalistp. 319
Leading Article, the Times Literary Supplementp. 322
John Middleton Murry in Adelphip. 324
Jorge Luis Borges on the First Wellsp. 330
Appendix: Other Items of Criticismp. 333
Bibliographyp. 335
Wells's Published Booksp. 337
Indexp. 341
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ISBN: 9780415159104
ISBN-10: 0415159105
Series: Critical Heritage
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 6th March 1997
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1