Jules Verne : Narratives of Modernity.

By: Smyth, Edmund JSeries: Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies, 20Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2000Copyright date: ©2000Description: 1 online resource (168 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781846313400Subject(s): Verne, Jules, -- 1828-1905 -- Criticism and interpretation.;Science fiction, French -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Jules Verne : Narratives of ModernityDDC classification: 843.8;843/.8 LOC classification: PQ2469.Z5 -- J84 2000ebOnline resources: Click to View
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Intro -- Title Page -- Contents -- Contributors -- 1: Verne, SF, and Modernity: an Introduction -- 2: Jules Verne and the French Literary Canon -- 3: Jules Verne and the Limitations of Literature -- 4: The Fiction of Science, or the Science of Fiction -- 5: 'L'Ici-bas' and 'l'Au-delà' … but Not as they Knew it. Realism, Utopianism and Science Fiction in the Novels of Jules Verne -- 6: A Hitchhiker's Guide to Paris: Paris au XXe siècle -- 7: Future Past: Myth, Inversion and Regression in Verne's Underground Utopia -- 8: Measurement and Mystery in Verne -- 9: The Science is Fiction: Jules Verne, Raymond Roussel, and Surrealism -- 10: Mysterious Masterpiece -- Index.
Summary: This collection of essays reflect the diversity of approaches currently being brought to bear on the writings of Jules Verne.
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Intro -- Title Page -- Contents -- Contributors -- 1: Verne, SF, and Modernity: an Introduction -- 2: Jules Verne and the French Literary Canon -- 3: Jules Verne and the Limitations of Literature -- 4: The Fiction of Science, or the Science of Fiction -- 5: 'L'Ici-bas' and 'l'Au-delà' … but Not as they Knew it. Realism, Utopianism and Science Fiction in the Novels of Jules Verne -- 6: A Hitchhiker's Guide to Paris: Paris au XXe siècle -- 7: Future Past: Myth, Inversion and Regression in Verne's Underground Utopia -- 8: Measurement and Mystery in Verne -- 9: The Science is Fiction: Jules Verne, Raymond Roussel, and Surrealism -- 10: Mysterious Masterpiece -- Index.

This collection of essays reflect the diversity of approaches currently being brought to bear on the writings of Jules Verne.

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