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Underground WritingThe London Tube from George Gissing to Virginia Woolf$
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David Welsh

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781846312236

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846315978

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The Utopian Underground of H. G. Wells

The Utopian Underground of H. G. Wells

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(p.79) Chapter Two The Utopian Underground of H. G. Wells
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Underground Writing
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846315978.003

This chapter examines the works of H. G. Wells with relation to the London Tube. It discusses how Wells linked London's underground with science fiction and highlights his contribution to the development of political landscape for urban public transport debates. This chapter also analyses works of other English authors who wrote about the Londong Underground, including Dorothy Richardson, Arnold Bennett and E. M. Forster.

Keywords:   H. G. Wells, London Tube, science fiction, urban public transport, political landscape, Dorothy Richardson, Arnold Bennett, E. M. Forster

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