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A Critical Edition of the War of the Worlds: H.G. Wells's Scientific Romance (Visions)

Wells, H G

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ISBN 10: 0253328535 / ISBN 13: 9780253328533
Published by Indiana University Press, 1993
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Indiana University Press, 1993. First edition. 319 pages, notes, appendices, bibliography. Illustrations. Complete text plus notes, etc. Fine copy in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000108695

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Title: A Critical Edition of the War of the Worlds:...

Publisher: Indiana University Press

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket.

Edition: 1st Edition

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A Critical Edition of the War of the Worlds: H.G. Wells's Scientific Romance

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Hughes (humanities, Univ. of Michigan) and Geduld (comparative literature, Indiana Univ.) have prepared a scholarly edition of Wells's novel with a lengthy introduction. In it, they compare the manuscript versions of Wells's novel and explore the publishing history of the English and American serializations and the original 1898 text. They discuss Wells's scientific ideas and other influences from his life, including his critical views on Victorian religious and political attitudes and describe critical reactions to The War of the Worlds following its publication. The text of the novel is based on the 1924 Atlantic edition. Appendixes include a further exploration of variations in manuscripts, four of Wells's articles, and a list of works consulted. Recommended for academic libraries supporting graduate programs in English literature.
- Cheryl L. Conway, Univ. of Arkansas Lib., Fayetteville
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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