Eng 102 H. G. Wells 6pm

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Eng 102 H. G. Wells 6pm

  1. 1. H. G. Wells Quick Facts Full Name: Herbert George Wells Birth: September 21, 1866 Place of Birth: Bromley, England, United Kingdom Death: August 13, 1946 Place of Death: London, England, United Kingdom
  2. 2. Birth Place Kent County, 47 High Street
  3. 3. Place of Death
  4. 4. Family Father: Joseph Wells (shopkeeper and professional cricket player) Mother: Sarah Neal (maid) Siblings: Frances Sarah, Francis Charles, and Frederick Joseph. Wife: Isabel Mary Wells (1891-1895) Second Wife: Amy Katherine "Jane" Robbins Children: George Philip, Frank, Anna Jane and Anthony
  5. 5. Careers and Education ● Teacher ● Novelist ● Historian ● Journalist Alma Mater: Royal College of Science (Imperial College London)
  6. 6. He is known as "the Father of Science Fiction" AND "the Father of Futerism" Writings: novels, short stories, film stories, non-fiction, and articles. Some criticised him because of the large amount of work he published, saying that "he spread his talent too thin".
  7. 7. Wells literary career took off in 1895 with his novel The Time Machine.
  8. 8. Other Work ● The Invisible Man ● The Island of Doctor Moreau ● The War of the Worlds ● The First Men in the Moon ● The Shape of Things to Come
  9. 9. Sources http://www.biography.com/people/hg-wells- 39224 http://www.britannica. com/EBchecked/topic/639453/HG-Wells http://colemanzone. com/Time_Machine_Project/bromley.htm http://www.bromley.co.uk/ http://www.online-literature.com/wellshg/

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