Jules Verne Lives!

Essays on His Works and Legacy

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About the Book

This volume is a fresh examination of the works of Jules Verne, the pioneering and enduringly popular science fiction writer. Essays study Verne’s various novels—including Around the World in Eighty Days, The Mysterious Island and The Adventures of Captain Hatteras. Included essays offer analyses of literary responses to Verne’s work, assessments of film adaptations of his novels and discussions of steampunk, the Verne-inspired science fiction subgenre that has influenced writers like Philip Jose Farmer, Caleb Carr and Adam Roberts.

About the Author(s)

Gary Westfahl, a professor emeritus at the University of La Verne, California, has authored, edited, or co-edited 31 books about science fiction and fantasy, and hundreds of articles and reviews. In 2003, he received the Science Fiction Research Association’s Pilgrim Award for his lifetime contributions to science fiction and fantasy scholarship.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Gary Westfahl
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages:
Bibliographic Info: ca. 30 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2023
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8773-5
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4868-2
Imprint: McFarland