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H. G. Wells; his turbulent life and times.

Dickson, Lovat

H. G. Wells; his turbulent life and times.

by Dickson, Lovat

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wells, H. G. -- 1866-1946.,
  • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Journalists -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [319]-322.

    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5776 .D5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 330 p.
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17757895M

    REFERENCES Brome, Vincent H.G. Wells: A Biography London (Longmans, Green) Dickson, Lovat H.G. Wells: His Turbulent Life and Times New York (Atheneum) Lundberg, George A Statistics in modern social thought Contemporary Social Theory ed. H E Barnes et by: 4.   As Wells approached the end of his life he viewed his mission as a complete failure. This despair is evident in his final book, Mind at the End of Its Tether. W. Warren Wagar’s book and the World State is the authoritative work on the Open Conspiracy. Wagar, himself a disciple of Wells and later a member of the Institute for World.

    H G Wells: His Turbulent Life and Times (London: Macmillan, ) [nonfiction: hb/uncredited] Patrick Parrinder. H.G. Wells (Edinburgh, Scotland, and London: Oliver and Boyd, ) [nonfiction: hb/photographic] Patrick Parrinder, editor. H G Wells: The Critical Heritage (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, ) [nonfiction: anth: hb/Andrew Young]. Herbert George Wells (21 September – 13 August ) was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, writing dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, history, satire, biography, and autobiography, and even including two books on recreational war is now best remembered for his science fiction novels and is often called the "father of science.

    Herbert George Wells[3][4] (21 September – 13 August ) was an English writer. Prolific in many genres, he wrote dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, history, satire, biography and autobiography. His work also included two books on recreational war games. Wells is.   His new novel, A Man of Parts, is a fictionalised account of HG Wells's life and career. Reviewing it in the Guardian, Blake Morrison said it "bounds along terrifically and never tires" while.


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The author has researched exceptionally well to come with a clear and balanced view of Wells' life. Wells comes across as highly intelligent, energetic and iconoclastic as well.

He had a love hate relationship with his HG wells has been known to me as the writer of two /5. :HIS TURBULENT LIFE AND TIMES by Dickson, Lovat and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at OCLC Number: Notes: Spine title: H.G.

Wells. Description: x, pages ; 23 cm: Other Titles: H.G. Wells, his trubulent life and times H.G. Wells. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dickson, Lovat, H.G. Wells. New York: Atheneum, (OCoLC) Named Person: H G Wells; Herbert G Wells; H G. Life Early life. Herbert George Wells was born at Atlas House, High Street in Bromley, Kent, on 21 September Called "Bertie" in the family, he was the fourth and last child of Sarah Neal, a former domestic servant, and Joseph Wells, a former domestic gardener, and at the time a shopkeeper and professional inheritance had allowed the family to acquire a shop in which they Alma mater: Royal College of Science (Imperial.

An unlikely lothario, one of the most successful writers of his time, a figure at the heart of the age's political and artistic debates—H.

Wells' life is a great story in its own right When H. Wells left school in at 13 he seemed destined for obscurity—yet he defied expectations, becoming one of the most famous writers in the world.

He wrote classic science-fiction tales such /5(12). Lovat Dickson was involved in publishing and was interested in how Wells brought a unique literary emotional impact to his turbulent life and times.

My own trajectory as a reviewer made me look in The New Existentialist by Colin Wilson to find H. Wells mentioned as one of the authors who felt having a modern point of view was far more 4/5. Get print book. No eBook available. Wells: his turbulent life and times.

Lovat Dickson. Readers Union, - Literary Criticism - pages. 0 Reviews. In-depth portrait of the English novelist, sociological writer and historian which focuses on his contributions to present. Synopsis. Born in England inH.G. Wells's parents were shopkeepers in Kent, England.

His first novel, The Time Machine was an instant success and Wells produced a series of science fiction Born: Buy H. Wells: His Turbulent Life and Times 1st by Dickson, Lovat (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Title H. Wells: His Turbulent Life and Times. Binding Paperback. Book Condition Good. Type Paperback. Publisher Atheneum Seller ID Good paperback copy. Shelfwear and crease to front cover, "" written on front endpaper, some tanning due to age.

Price = USD. 85 4. WELLS: AN INFORMAL BIOGRAPHY Lovât Dickson, H. Wells: HIs Turbulent Life and Times. Londs Atheneum, I $ Mr. Dickson's book on Wells Is a good deal more than a memoir and a great deal less, as he himself is careful to point out, than a definitive biography.

Documentation and bibliographical information are negligible. H.G. Wells was born on Septemin Bromley, England. His parents, Joseph Wells and Sarah Neal, worked as domestic servants before using a small inheritance to purchase a hardware store.

Known as Bertie to his family, Wells had three older : Karen Schweitzer. H.G. Wells was one of the prolific authors from The United Kingdom, who used to write his books based on a variety of genres, including politics, history, social realism, science fiction, etc.

At present, he is best remembered for the science fiction books written by him and is regarded as the father of science fiction.

Early life. Herbert George Wells was born at Atlas House, 47 High Street, Bromley, in the county of Kent, a small market town, [3] on 21 September [1] Called "Bertie" in the family, he was the fourth and last child of Joseph Wells (a former domestic gardener, and at the time a shopkeeper and professional cricketer) and his wife Sarah Neal (a former domestic servant).

H G Wells was a committed socialist whose political writing influenced, among other things, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Dr Matthew Taunton considers how Wells engaged with socialist ideas in his journalism, social commentary and fiction.

Over a long and remarkable career, H G Wells produced a wide variety of political. My introduction to H. Wells came by way of Lovat Dickson’s book H. Wells; His Turbulent Life and Times. Dickson, a Canadian, lived for many years in London where he worked for the prestigious publishers Macmillan & Company.

His job brought him into Wells’ circle and the two men became well acquainted. This article offers a new interpretation of H.G. Wells's political thought in the Edwardian period and beyond. Scholars have emphasised his socialism at the expense of his commitment to liberalism.

Herbert George "H.G." Wells (21 September – 13 August ) [1] was a British author, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social.

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Herbert George Wells, better known as H. G. Wells, was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds and The Invisible Man. He was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and produced works in many different genres, including contemporary novels, history, and social commentary.

Wells was an outspoken socialist and a pacifist.AUTHORITIES. Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material.

Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors.Forster*s "The Machine Stops" "was written in reaction to one of the earlier heavens of H.

G. Wells." Forster's short stories, "eleven fantasies," go "one further" than HGW in science fiction and "demonstrate that the world is shattered." Dickson, Lovat. H. G. Wells: His .