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A modern Utopia.

by H. G. Wells

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Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. in Great Britain .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Utopias

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    Nelson"s Library of General Literature. 1/6 Net.

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination378 p. port. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7065517M

    One of his most ambitious early attempts at portraying a world state was A Modern Utopia (). A Modern Utopia was intended as a hybrid between fiction and 'philosophical discussion'. Like most utopists, he has indicated a series of modifications which in his opinion would increase the aggregate of human happiness/5(20). A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells. Download. This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA. In A Modern Utopia, two travelers fall into a space-warp and suddenly find themselves upon a Utopian Earth controlled by a single World Government. Book Details. Language: English. Published in: Word count: 92,

    personal expression in this book, the Voice is always that other's, but you gather much of the matter and something of the manner of his interpolations from the asides and the tenour of the Voice. So much by way of portraiture is necessary to present the explorers of the Modern Utopia, which will unfold itself as a backgroundFile Size: 1MB.   A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells; 35 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Utopias, Fiction, Science Fiction, Classic Literature.

    The Utopia of a modern dreamer must needs differ in one fundamental aspect from the Nowheres and Utopias men planned before Darwin quickened the thought of the world. Those were all perfect and static States, a balance of happiness won for ever against the forces of unrest and disorder that inhere in things. Read Chapter the Fifth - Failure in a Modern Utopia of A Modern Utopia by H.G. Wells. The text begins: § 1 The old Utopias—save for the breeding schemes of Plato and Campanella—ignored that reproductive competition among individualities which is the substance of life, and dealt essentially with its incidentals. The endless variety of men, their endless gradation of quality, .


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In A Modern Utopia, two travelers fall into a space-warp and suddenly find themselves upon a Utopian Earth controlled by a single World Government. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1, titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout/5(64).

This is a curious kind of book, which Wells acknowledges at the start. Not quite a novel, not quite an essay, A Modern Utopia is the result of “a peculiar method,” one which Wells believes to be “the best way to a sort of lucid vagueness which has always been my intention in this matter.”4/5(35).

Note: The characters of More, Giles, and Morton all correspond in biographical background to actual historical people, Sir Thomas More (author of Utopia), the Humanist thinker Peter Giles, and former Chancellor of England Cardinal John fictional characters of the book, however, should not be considered to be direct translations of these historic personalities to.

Wells, A Modern Utopia. Wells was repeatedly drawn to utopias and dystopias, as is evident right from the beginning of his career and his first novel, The Time Machine (). The novel A Modern Utopia posits the existence of an alternate Earth, very much like our own world and populated with doubles of every human being on our own.

The Utopia of a modern dreamer must needs differ in one fundamental aspect from the Nowheres and Utopias men planned before Darwin quickened the thought of the world. Those were all perfect and static States, a balance of happiness won for ever against the forces of unrest and disorder that inhere in things/5(6).

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Hillegas -- Hillegas, author of a critical study on Wells and the “anti-utopians”, relates the influence of 4/5(2). Tono-Bungay is a realist semi-autobiographical novel written by H. Wells and published in It has been called "arguably his most artistic book. A Modern Utopia is a work of fiction discussing social reform/5.

Modern readers accustomed to reading novels might interpret Book One as a narrative device to build suspense. We must read through nearly half of Utopia before we reach the full description of the island.

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A Modern Utopia () is Wells' hybrid between fiction and philosophical discussion, reviewed as: "a conscious attempt to describe a utopia that is not utopian." Wells was unsatisfied with his earlier writings on the subject, proclaiming this as his last novel of its type, intended to.

A MODERN UTOPIA. BY H. WELLS. A NOTE TO THE READER. This book is in all probability the last of a series of writings, of which disregarding certain earlier disconnected essays my Anticipations was the beginning. Originally I intended Anticipations to be my sole digression from my art or trade (or what you will) of an imaginative writer.2/5(2).

Wells's proposal for social reform was the formation of a world state, a concept that would increasingly preoccupy him throughout the remainder of his life. One of his most ambitious early attempts at portraying a world state was A Modern Utopia.

A Modern Utopia was intended as a hybrid between fiction and 'philosophical discussion'/5(). A Modern Utopia is one of the first important blueprints for the modern welfare state and an early major statement of Wells’ idea of the World State, an idea that is perhaps his greatest contribution to the intellectual history of this century.

In this quintessential utopia Wells sums up and clarifies the utopia’s of the past, and brings 4/5(1). Read this book on Questia. The Utopia of a modern dreamer must needs differ in one fundamental aspect from the Nowheres and Utopias men planned before Darwin quickened the thought of the world.

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This new edition of A Modern Utopia is enhanced with a series of atmospheric engravings from .Burnet was drawn to the translation of ‘Utopia’ by the same sense of unreason in high places that caused More to write the book. Burnet’s is the translation given in this volume.

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