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H.G. Wells and Utopian Science Fiction

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2017.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Pamela Bedore
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2017.
Summary, etc.:
Unlike the utopian tradition, science fiction doesn't have a single text that defines its origin. It does, however, have several figures credited with its creation. One such figure is H.G. Wells, who not only helped in the creation of science fiction as a genre, but was also deeply devoted to utopian thinking. Ultimately, his work brought utopia and science fiction together in the same space.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Literature.
Genre: Education films.

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