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Anticipations (1901); Mankind in the Making (1903)
  • Adam Roberts
Part of the Literary Lives book series (LL)


An in-depth reading and analysis of Wells’s extremely successful and influential volume of social prophecy Anticipations (1901) and its follow-up volume Mankind in the Making (1903), discussing futurology, society and fascism.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Roberts
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishRoyal Holloway, University of LondonEghamUK

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