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McLean, Steven

The Early Fiction of H. G. Wells

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Steven McLean

Part I. Misadventures in a Post-Darwinian Universe

2. Heart of Darkness: The Time Machine and Retrogression
Steven McLean

3. ‘An Infernally Rum Place’: The Island of Doctor Moreau and Degeneration
Steven McLean

Part II. Science and Society

4. Science behind the Blinds: Scientist and Society in The Invisible Man

Steven McLean

5. The Descent of Mars: Evolution and Ethics in The War of the Worlds

Steven McLean

Part III. Towards the Shaping of Humanity

6. ‘Science is a Match that Man Has Just Got Alight’: Science and Social Organisation in The First Men in the Moon

Steven McLean

7. The Limits of a Sociological Holiday: Social Progress in A Modern Utopia

Steven McLean

8. Conclusion
Steven McLean

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, Nineteenth-Century Literature, European Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
251 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230236639
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35842-7

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