The Time Machine

by Pericles Lewis H.G. Wells’s first novel, The Time Machine (1895), serves almost as an inverted allegory for the way that the artists of his generation imagined the future, as either technological utopia or reversion to barbaraism. Wells’s novel contains both fates. Having traveled over 800,000 years into the future, an inventor discovers that “Man… Continue Reading The Time Machine

H.G. Wells

Biography by Anthony Domestico and Pericles Lewis H.G. Wells (1866-1946) was one of the most prolific, popular, and varied writers of the early twentieth century.  His numerous works crossed genres, from science fiction to socialist treatises, from Edwardian satire to sweeping histories, from short stories to Utopian novels.  He loomed large in the popular and… Continue Reading H.G. Wells