Table of contents for The time machine : an invention authoritative text backgrounds and contexts criticism / H.G. Wells ; edited by Stephen Arata.

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Preface	vii
A Note on the Text	ix
The Text of The Time Machine	1
Backgrounds and Contexts	73
THE EVOLUTION OF THE TIME MACHINE	75
The Chronic Argonauts (1888)	75
Revising The Chronic Argonauts	94
National Observer Time Machine (1894)	95
Alternate Ending: The Last Voyage of the Time Machine	118	
From New Review Time Machine (1895)	120
Cancelled Episode: The Return of the Time Traveller	127
wells¿s scientific journalism (1891¿94)	132
From The Rediscovery of the Unique (1891)	132
From Zoological Retrogression (1891)	133
On Extinction (1893)	136
The Man of the Year Million. A Scientific Forecast (1893)	138
The Extinction of Man. Some Speculative Suggestions (1894)	143
From The ¿Cyclic¿ Delusion (1894)	147
WELLS ON THE TIME MACHINE	150	
From Preface to the Atlantic Edition of The Time Machine (1924)	150
Preface to The Time Machine: An Invention (1931)	151
From Preface to Seven Famous Novels (1934)	153
Scientific and Social Contexts	155
Edwin Ray Lankester ¿ From Degeneration: A Chapter in Darwinism (1880)	157
Thomas Henry Huxley ¿ From The Struggle for Existence: A Programme (1888)	163
Benjamin Kidd ¿ From Social Evolution (1894)	169
William Thomson [Lord Kelvin] ¿ From On the Age of the Sun¿s Heat (1862)	173
Balfour Stewart and Peter Guthrie Tait ¿ From The Unseen Universe (1885)	174
Criticism	177
early reviews	179
Richard Holt Hutton ¿ In A.D. 802,701, Spectator, July 13, 1895	179
Unsigned ¿ A Pilgrim through Time, Daily Chronicle, July 27, 1895	182
Israel Zangwill ¿ [Paradoxes of Time Travel], Pall Mall Magazine, September 1895	184
recent criticism	188
Yevgeny Zamyatin ¿ [Wells¿s Urban Fairy Tales]	188
Bernard Bergonzi ¿ [Wells the Myth-Maker]	190
Kathryn Hume ¿ Eat or Be Eaten: H. G. Wells¿s Time Machine	202
Elaine Showalter ¿ The Apocalyptic Fables of H. G. Wells	213
John Huntington ¿ The Time Machine and Wells¿s Social Trajectory	222
Paul A. Cantor and Peter Hufnagel ¿ The Empire of the Future: Imperialism and Modernism in H. G. Wells	229
Colin Manlove ¿ H. G. Wells and the Machine in Victorian Fiction	243
Roger Luckhurst ¿ The Scientific Romance and the Evolutionary Paradigm	252
H. G. Wells: A Chronology	260
Selected Bibliography	266

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Time travel -- Fiction.
Science fiction. gsafd.
Dystopias. gsafd.
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. Time machine.