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H. G. Wells

Author (21-Sep-1866 — 13-Aug-1946)


John Batchelor. H. G. Wells. Cambridge University Press. 1985. 176pp.

Bernard Bergonzi (editor). H. G. Wells: A Collection of Critical Essays. Prentice-Hall. 1976. 182pp.

Bernard Bergonzi. The Early H. G. Wells: A Study of the Scientific Romances. Manchester University Press. 1961. 226pp.

Alfred Borrello. H. G. Wells: Author in Agony. Southern Illinois University Press. 1972. 137pp.

Vincent Brome. H. G. Wells: A Biography. Longmans, Green. 1951. 255pp.

Van Wyck Brooks. The World of H. G. Wells. Gordon Press Publishers. 1973. 190pp.

Ivor Brown. H. G. Wells. Nisbet. 1923. 128pp.

Michael Coren. The Invisible Man: The Life and Liberties of H. G. Wells. Atheneum. 1993. 240pp.

Richard Hauer Costa. H. G. Wells. Twayne. 1985. 177pp.

Robert Crossley. H. G. Wells. Starmont House. 1986. 79pp.

Sidney Dark. The Outline of H. G. Wells: The Superman in the Street. Leonard Parsons. 1922. 194pp.

Lovat Dickson. H. G. Wells: His Turbulent Life and Times. Macmillan. 1969. 330pp.

F. H. Doughty. H. G. Wells: Educationist. George H. Doran Co.. 1927. 194pp.

Linda Dryden. The Modern Gothic and Literary Doubles: Stevenson, Wilde and Wells. Macmillan. 2003. 220pp.

Michael Foot. H. G.: The History of Mr. Wells. London: Doubleday. 1995.

Royal A. Gettmann (editor). George Gissing and H. G. Wells: Their Friendship and Correspondence. Hart-Davis. 1961. 285pp.

Peter Haining (editor). The H. G. Wells Scrapbook: Articles, Essays, Letters, Anecdotes, Illustrations, Photographs, and Memorabilia about the Prophetic Genius of the Twentieth Century. New English Library. 1978. 144pp.

John R. Hammond (editor). H. G. Wells: Interviews and Recollections. Macmillan. 1980. 121pp.

John R. Hammond. An H. G. Wells Companion: A Guide to the Novels, Romances, and Short Stories. Macmillan. 1979. 288pp.

John R. Hammond. H. G. Wells and the Modern Novel. Macmillan. 1988. 224pp.

John R. Hammond. H. G. Wells and Rebecca West. Harvester Wheatsheaf. 1991. 280pp.

Robert Thurston Hopkins. H. G. Wells: Personality, Character, Topography. C. Palmer. 1922. 256pp.

John Huntington. The Logic of Fantasy: H. G. Wells and Science Fiction. Columbia University Press. 1982. 191pp.

Iulii I. Kagarlitski. The Life and Thought of H. G. Wells. Barnes & Noble. 1966. 210pp.

Peter Kemp. H. G. Wells and the Culminating Ape: Biological Themes and Imaginative Obsessions. Macmillan. 1982. 225pp.

Andrea Lynn. Shadow Lovers: The Last Affairs of H. G. Wells. Oxford: The Perseus Press. 2001. 530pp.

Norman MacKenzie; Jeanne MacKenzie. H. G. Wells: A Biography. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1973. 487pp.

Frank McConnell. The Science Fiction of H. G. Wells. Oxford University Press. 1981. 236pp.

A. B. McKillop. The Spinster and the Prophet: Florence Deeks, H. G. Wells, and the Mystery of the Purloined Past. Toronto: Macfarlane, Walter & Ross. 2000. 478pp.

Wheeler McMillen. The Future as Nightmare: H. G. Wells and the Anti-Utopians. Southern Illinois University Press. 1974. 244pp.

Brian Murray. H. G. Wells. Continuum. 1990. 190pp.

Norman Nicholson. H. G. Wells. A. Barker. 1957. 124pp.

Ray Gordon Norton. H. G. Wells & Rebecca West. Yale University Press. 1974. 215pp.

Patrick Parrinder (editor). H. G. Wells. Routledge. 1997. 368pp.

Patrick Parrinder; Christopher Rolfe (editors). H. G. Wells Under Revision: Proceedings of the International H. G. Wells Symposium, London, July 1986. Susquehanna University Press. 1986. 263pp.

Patrick Parrinder. Shadows of the Future: H. G. Wells, Science Fiction and Prophecy. Liverpool University Press. 1995. 170pp.

John S. Partington. Building Cosmopolis: The Political Thought of H. G. Wells. Ashgate Publishing. 2003. 196pp.

John Robert Reed. The Natural History of H. G. Wells. Ohio University Press. 1982. 294pp.

William J. Scheick (editor). The Critical Response to H. G. Wells. Greenwood Press. 1995. 194pp.

David C. Smith. H. G. Wells: Desperately Mortal. Yale University Press. 1986. 634pp.

Don G. Smith. H. G. Wells on Film: The Utopian Nightmare. McFarland. 2002. 197pp.

Darko Suvin; Robert M. Philmus (editors). H. G. Wells and Modern Science Fiction. Bucknell University Press. 1976. 279pp. Papers from a symposium held at McGill University, 1971.

Antonina Vallentin. H. G. Wells: Prophet of Our Day. J. Day Co.. 1950. 338pp. Translation of H. G. Wells; ou, La conspiration au grand jour.

W. Warren Wagar. H. G. Wells: Traversing Time. Wesleyan University Press. 2004. 334pp.

W. Warren Wagar. H. G. Wells and the World State. Yale University Press. 1961. 301pp.

Geoffrey Harry Wells. H. G. Wells. W. W. Norton. 1930. 287pp.

Anthony West. H. G. Wells: Aspects of a Life. Hutchinson. 1984. 405pp. By Wells' son with Rebecca West.

Geoffrey West. H. G. Wells: A Sketch for a Portrait. G. Howe. 1930. 316pp.

Geoffrey West. The Works of H. G. Wells, 1887-1925: A Bibliography Dictionary and Subject-index. Burt Franklin. 1970. 274pp.

Keith Williams. H. G. Wells, Modernity and the Movies. Liverpool University Press. 2007. 256pp.

Jack Williamson. H. G. Wells: Critic of Progress. Mirage Press. 1973. 162pp.

Harris Wilson (editor). Arnold Bennett and H. G. Wells: A Record of a Personal and a Literary Friendship. University of Illinois Press. 1960. 290pp.


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  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.812)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.746)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1544)

  11. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.192)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.248)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1492)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1104)

  15. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.205)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.511)

  17. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.723)

  18. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.322)

  19. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.548)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.50)

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