Index to Articles in The Wellsian,
New Series Vols. 1-32 (1976-2009)

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No. 1, 1976 (Editor, J.P. Vernier):

  • J.R. Hammond, 'The Scenic Background of Tono-Bungay', pp.3-5
  • J.P. Vernier, 'Remington as Time Traveller: Wells's treatment of time in The New Machiavelli', pp.6-10
  • Patrick Parrinder, 'H.G. Wells and Beatrice Webb: reflection on a quarrel', pp.11-17
  • Darko Suvin, 'The Time Machine as a structural model for science fiction', pp.18-33

No. 2, Summer 1978 (Editor, J.P. Vernier): SOLD OUT

  • E.D. Mackerness, 'Nathan Benjulia, a Prototype of Dr. Moreau?', pp.1-5
  • R. Brown, 'Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island: "The Story of a Gentleman of Culture and Refinement"', pp.6-21 & 5
  • M. Draper, 'News from Somewhere: Competing Viewpoints in The Wheels of Chance', pp.22-30 & 5

No. 3, Spring 1980 (Editor, J.P. Vernier):

  • R. Hampson, 'H.G. Wells and the Staffordshire Potteries', pp.1-5
  • David J. Lake, 'The Drafts of The Time Machine, 1894', pp.6-13
  • Christopher Priest, 'Wells's Novels: Imagination or Thought?', pp.14-24
  • J.P. Vernier, 'H.G. Wells, Writer or Thinker? From Science Fiction to Social Prophecy', pp.24-35

No. 4, Summer 1981 (Editor, Patrick Parrinder):

  • J.R. Hammond, 'H.G. Wells as Educationalist', pp.1-7
  • Michael Draper, 'Wells, Plato, and the Ideal State', pp.8-14
  • Patrick Parrinder, 'The Time Machine: H.G. Wells's Journey through Death', pp.15-23
  • Christopher Rolfe, '"A Blaze and New Beginnings": The Ironic Use of Myth in The History of Mr Polly', pp.24-35
  • Bernard Bergonzi, 'H.G. Wells and Henry James: An Unnoticed Item', pp.36-38

No. 5, Summer 1982 (Editor, Patrick Parrinder): SOLD OUT

  • W.M.S. Russell, 'Folk-Tales and H.G. Wells', pp.2-18
  • J. Kagarlitski, 'Wells's Short Stories', pp.19-23
  • Leon Stover, 'Spade House Dialectic: Theme and Theory in Things to Come', pp.23-32
  • Christopher Rolfe, 'From Puttenhanger to Polly: A Note on H.G. Wells's Comic Masterpiece', pp.33-35
  • Michael Draper, 'The Martians in Ecuador', pp.35-36

No. 6, Summer 1983 (Editor, Patrick Parrinder): SOLD OUT

  • R.T. Stearn, 'Wells and War: H.G. Wells's writings on military subjects, before the Great War', pp.1-15
  • Stephen Ingle, 'Shaw, Wells and the Fabian Utopia', pp.16-29
  • R.G. Hampson, 'H.G. Wells and The Arabian Nights', pp.30-34
No. 7, Summer 1984 (Editor, Patrick Parrinder):
  • Lyman Tower Sargent, 'The Pessimistic Eutopias of H.G. Wells', pp.2-18
  • Kirpal Singh, 'Science and Society: A Brief Look at The Invisible Man', pp.19-23
  • Lucy Sussex, 'The Aeronautical Revisions of H.G. Wells's The Sleeper Narratives', pp.24-31
  • Bernard Loing, 'H.G. Wells at Grasse (1924-1933)', pp.32-37
  • Robert Crossley, 'Wells to Stapledon: A New Letter', pp.38-39

No. 8, Summer 1985 (Editor, Michael Draper):

  • Brian Aldiss, 'In the Days of the Comet: An Introduction', pp.1-6
  • Lord Stewart of Fulham, 'Human Rights', pp.7-9
  • R.T. Stearn, 'The Temper of an Age: H.G. Wells' message on war, 1914 to 1936', pp.9-27
  • C.E.C. Greely, 'The War of the Worlds in the Classroom', pp.27-28
  • M.S. Ray, 'Wells, Ford and Tono-Bungay', pp.28-30
  • Bernard Loing, 'H.G. Wells at Work (1894-1900): A Writer's Beginnings', pp.30-37

No. 9, Summer 1986 (Editor, Michael Draper):

  • J.R. Hammond, 'H.G. Wells: Novelist in the Making', pp.2-5
  • Patrick Parrinder, 'Wells and the Literature of Prophecy', pp.6-11
  • Michael Draper, 'Wells, Blake and the Prophetic Vision', pp.12-17
  • Rose Tilly, 'The Search for Wells's Ropeways', pp.18-22
  • Bernard Loing, 'H.G. Wells at Work (1894-1900): Love and Mr Lewisham', pp.23-26

No. 10, Summer 1987 (Editor, Michael Draper):

  • John Allett, 'Tono-Bungay: The Metaphor of Disease', pp.2-10
  • Cliona Murphy, 'H.G. Wells and Votes for Women', pp.11-19
  • Lyman Tower Sargent, 'The Dream Mislaid: The Political Theory of H.G. Wells', pp.20-31
  • Hugh J. Schonfield, 'Wells Made Me a World Citizen', pp.32-38
  • Patrick Parrinder, '"H.G. Wells" Gives a Speech to the British Science Fiction Convention', pp.39-42
  • W. Warren Wagar, 'The International Wells Symposium', pp.43-47

No. 11, Summer 1988 (Editor, Michael Draper):

  • David Lake, 'The Current Texts of Wells's Early SF Novels: Situation Unsatisfactory (Part 1)', pp.3-12
  • R.D. Haynes, 'The Unholy Alliance of Science in The Island of Doctor Moreau', pp.13-24
  • John Huntington, 'Wells and Social Class', pp.25-32
  • James Dilloway, 'The World of H.G. Wells: A Tale of Stimulus and Response', pp.33-47

No. 12, Summer 1989 (Editor, Michael Draper):

  • Leon Stover, 'H.G. Wells and The Sea Lady: A Platonic Affair in the "Great Outside"?', pp.2-16
  • J.R. Hammond, 'The Narrative Voice in Tono-Bungay', pp.16-21
  • David Lake, 'The Current Texts of Wells's Early SF Novels: Situation Unsatisfactory (Part 2)', pp.21-36
  • Patrick Parrinder, 'A List of Contemporary Reviews and Articles on Wells', pp.37-43
  • I.S. Low, 'Opinion: H.G. Wells and the Stock Exchange Crash of 1987', pp.43-45
  • Michael Draper, 'Opinion: When the Historian Awakes', pp.46-48

No. 13, Summer 1990 (Editor, Michael Draper):

  • David Lake, 'Mr Bedford's Brush with God: Fantastic Tradition and Mysticism in The First Men in the Moon', pp.2-17
  • Kenneth V. Bailey, '"There Would Presently Come Out of the Darkness": Wells's "Filmic" Imagination', 18-35
  • John Allett, 'The Durkheimian Theme of Suicide in Tono-Bungay', pp.35-43
  • Kate Macdonald, 'Wells's Correspondence with John Buchan', pp.43-48

No. 14, Summer 1991 (Editor, Michael Draper):

  • Patrick Parrinder, 'New Worlds for Old', pp.1-18
  • Iain Wakeford, 'Wells, Woking and The War of the Worlds', pp.18-29
  • A. Langley Searles, 'Concerning "The Country of the Blind"', pp.29-33
  • J.R. Hammond, 'The Timescale of Tono-Bungay', pp.34-36
  • Juliusz K. Palczewski, 'On the Contemporary Relevance of Wells's Conception of History', pp.36-41
  • Brian Cheyette, 'Beyond Rationality: H.G. Wells and the Jewish Question', pp.41-64

No. 15, Summer 1992 (Editor, Michael Draper): SOLD OUT

  • David C. Smith, 'Wells and Eastern Europe', pp.3-15
  • Mary Mayer, 'Russia in the Shadows and Wells under a Cloud', pp.16-24
  • Leon Stover, 'Wells's Communist Revision, Perestroika, and the New World Order', pp.25-34
  • Juliusz K. Palczewski, 'Wells: Champion Revisionist, Reformist and Perestroishchik', pp.35-39
  • David Lake, 'The Cromie-Wells Controversy, 1901-02', pp.40-46

No. 16, Summer 1993 (Editor, Michael Draper): SOLD OUT

  • Sylvia Hardy, 'H.G. Wells the Poststructuralist', pp.2-23
  • Michael Draper, 'Wells and the Curriculum', pp.24-29
  • J.R. Hammond, 'The Island of Doctor Moreau: A Swiftian Parable', pp.30-41
  • Chris E. Little, 'A Note on the Early Editions of The Invisible Man', pp.42-44
  • Tom Miller, 'Correspondence', pp.45-46

No. 17, Winter 1994 (Editor, Sylvia Hardy):

  • Tom Miller, 'H.G. Wells and Aldous Huxley', pp.3-10
  • Bruce David Sommerville, 'The Time Machine: A Chronological and Scientific Revision', pp.11-29
  • David Lake, 'The 1897 Editions of The Invisible Man', pp.30-31
  • Eric Cash, 'Confessions of a Skirt-Chasing Feminist: Wells's Tono-Bungay and the Idea of a New Woman', pp.32-45

No. 18, Winter 1995 (Editor, Sylvia Hardy):

  • Kyle Patrick Hardin, 'A Response to Tom Miller's "H.G. Wells and Aldous Huxley"', pp.3-4
  • Alex Boulton, 'The Myth of the New Found Land in H.G. Wells's "The Country of the Blind"', pp.5-18
  • J.R. Hammond, 'The Significance of Weena', pp.19-22
  • Gareth Davies-Morris, 'Looking for Lou Pidou', pp.23-28

No. 19, Winter 1996 (Editor, Sylvia Hardy):

  • Lyman T. Sargent, 'The Time Machine in the Development of Wells's Social and Political Thought', pp.3-11
  • John Partington, 'The Time Machine: A Polemic on the Inevitability of Working Class Liberation and a Plea for a Socialist Solution to Late-Victorian Capitalist Exploitation', pp.12-21
  • Alan Mayne, 'The Virtual Time Machine: Part I', pp.22-26
  • Tom Miller, 'The War in the Air: A Study in Plotting', pp.27-29
  • Eric L. Fitch, 'How Green was my Utopia?: A Reflection on William Morris's News from Nowhere, H.G. Wells's Men Like Gods and Ernest Callenbach's Ecotopia', pp.30-35
  • Cliona Murphy, 'H.G. Wells: His History, the People and the Historians', pp.36-47

No. 20, Winter 1997 (Editor, Sylvia Hardy):

  • David C. Smith, 'A Chat with the Author of The Time Machine', pp.3-9
  • Fernando Porta, '[The Time Machine: Past, Present and Future] One Text, Many Utopias: Some examples of intertextuality in The Time Machine', pp.10-20
  • Alan Mayne, 'The Virtual Time Machine: Part II – Some Physicists' Views of Time Travel', pp.20-31
  • John S. Partington, 'An Identification of and Suggested Reasons for the Differences between the 1905 H.G. Wells Novel, Kipps: the Story of a Simple Soul, and the 1941 Carol Reed film, Kipps', pp.32-38
  • Patrick Parrinder, 'The View from Bun Hill: H.G. Wells, Kent and the Male Romance', pp.38-49
  • Sylvia Hardy, 'A Feminist Perspective on H.G. Wells', pp.49-62

No. 21, Winter 1998 (Editor, Sylvia Hardy):

  • Dana Cook, 'Meeting H.G. Wells … a miscellany of first Encounters', pp.4-13
  • Catherine Stoye, 'My Mother, Marjorie Craig Wells', pp.14-17
  • John Hammond, 'Images of the Door in Tono-Bungay', pp.18-21
  • Tom Miller, 'The War in the Air: A Study in Plotting', pp.22-24
  • John S. Partington, 'A Comparison of the Representation of Arthur Conan Doyle and H.G. Wells in The Strand Magazine, 1891-1901', pp.25-34
  • Laurence Price, 'Messrs Wells and Conan Doyle – Purveyors of Horticultural Curiosities and Proto-Triffids', pp.35-44
  • Katalin Csala, 'Nationalism Versus Internationalism: H.G. Wells and Hungarian Revision', pp.45-50

No. 22, 1999 (Editor, John S. Partington):

  • David C. Smith, 'The H.G. Wells Society and its Raison d'être', pp.3-10.
  • Laura Scuriatti, 'A Tale of Two Cities: H.G. Wells's The Door in the Wall' Illustrated by Alvin Langdon Coburn', pp.11-28
  • John S. Partington, 'Thornwood Lodge, Knowl Hill, Berkshire: Home of Isabel Mary Wells, c.1897-1899', pp.29-34
  • Jonathan Bignell, 'Another Time, Another Space: Modernity, Subjectivity, and The Time Machine', pp.34-47
  • Jan Hollm, 'The Time Machine and the Ecotopian Tradition', pp.47-54.
  • François O. Beaulieu, 'The Copy Texts of American Revised Editions of The Time Machine', pp.54-67

No. 23, 2000 (Editor, John S. Partington):

  • James Dilloway, 'Wellsian Thinking Revisited', pp.3-14
  • W. Warren Wagar, 'The Road to Utopia: H.G. Wells's Open Conspiracy', pp.14-24
  • David J. Lake, 'Port Burdock in The Invisible Man: Where Does Griffin Die?', pp.24-34
  • Charles De Paolo, 'Herakleophorbia IV/Somatrem: H.G. Wells's Speculations upon Endocrinology', pp.35-47
  • Richard Law, 'The Narrator in Double Exposure in The War of the Worlds', pp.47-56
  • Gail-Nina Anderson and David Longhorn, 'Mr Wells's Goblins', pp.56-8
  • David C. Smith, 'A Plea for Assistance', pp.58-60

No. 24, 2001 (Editor, John S. Partington):

  • Simon J. James, 'The Truth About Gissing:' Reassessing the Literary Friendship of George Gissing and H.G. Wells', pp. 2-21.
  • W. Warren Wagar, 'H.G. Wells and the Futurist Endeavour', pp. 21-30.
  • Teru Hamano, 'H.G. Wells and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights', pp. 31-46.
  • Tom Miller, 'W.W. Wagar and The Open Conspiracy: A Rejoinder', pp. 46-49.
  • Leon Stover, 'An Invitation to Respond by the Editor of The Wellsian', pp. 49-51.

No. 25, 2002 (Editor, John S. Partington):

  • Charles R. Keller II, 'H.G. Wells and the Great War for Civilization', pp. 3-11.
  • Gene Rinkel, 'The H. G. Wells Archives at Illinois: Developments in Preservation and Access', pp. 11-24.
  • Pat Kerslake, 'Moments of Empire: Perceptions of Kurt Lasswitz and H.G. Wells', pp. 25-38.
  • Kenneth R. Dutton, 'Wells in Paris: The Impressions of an Australian Student', pp. 38-47.
  • Juliusz K. Palczewski, 'H.G. Wells in Poland', pp. 47-52.
  • Nina Afanasyeva, 'C.P. Snow and H.G. Wells: A History of their Acquaintance, Friendship and Influence', pp. 52-58.

No. 26, 2003 (Editor, John S. Partington):

  • Barbara Bond, ‘H.G. Wells’s Tono-Bungay as a Reflection of Its Time’, pp. 3-11.
  • Katalin Csala-Gáti and János Tóth, ‘The Socio-biological and Human-ecological Notions in The Time Machine’, pp. 12-23.
  • B.D. Sommerville, ‘A Tissue of Moonshine: The Mechanics of Deception in The Sea Lady’, pp. 23-30.
  • Charles Keller and Tom Miller, ‘Commanding the Land Ironclads’, pp. 31-45.
  • Brett Davidson, ‘H.G. Wells, the Artilleryman and the Intersection on Putney Hill’, pp. 45-54.

No. 27, 2004 (Editor, John S. Partington):

  • Bernard Loing, ‘Space and Time in Wells and Jules Verne’ pp. 3-13.
  • D. Gert Hensel, ‘July-August 1910 – ‘A cheerful month of sunshine’: H. G. Wells And family at Neunkirchen in the Odenwald’ pp. 13-22.
  • David Glassco, ‘H. G. Wells’s Great War novel: The Triumph of Imagination’ pp. 23-37.
  • Nick Redfern, ‘Abjection and Evolution in The Island of Doctor Moreau’ pp. 37-47.

No. 28, 2005 (Editor, John S. Partington):

  • Linda Dryden, 'H. G. Wells and Joseph Conrad: A Literary Friendship', pp. 2-13.
  • Kevin Swafford, 'Aesthetics, Narrative and the Critique of Respectability in The History of Mr Polly', pp. 14-27.
  • Katrina Harack, 'Limning the Impossible: Time Travel, the Uncanny and Destructive Futurity in H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine', pp. 28-38.
  • Brett Davidson, 'The War of the Worlds Considered as a Modern Myth', pp. 39-50.
  • Julian Huxley, 'Julian Huxley’s Time Machine: A Biologist’s retelling of Wells’s Scientific Romance?', pp. 50-55.

No. 29, 2006 (Editor, John S. Partington):

  • Thomas Gangale and Marilyn Dudley-Rowley, 'When Was the War of the Worlds?', pp. 2-20.
  • Kimberley Jackson, 'Vivisected Language in H. G. Wells's The Island of Doctor Moreau', pp. 20-36.
  • Hiroshi So, 'The Wheels of Chance and the Discourse of Improvement of Health', pp. 37-47.

No. 30, 2007 (Editor, John S. Partington):

  • Evan David Roberts, "‘And early in the twentieth century came the great disillusionment’: Science, Power, and H. G. Wells’s Monstrous Futures", pp. 2-11.
  • Patrick Parrinder, 'H. G. Wells and Penguin Books, 1935-2005', pp. 12-19.
  • Chene Heady, 'The Lover-Shadow and the Resistant Reader: H. G. Wells in Love and the Problem of Textual Reception', pp. 20-34.
  • Thomas Gangale and Marilyn Dudley-Rowley, 'The War of the Worlds: An After Action Report', pp. 35-55.

No. 31, 2008 (Editor, John S. Partington):

  • Thomas Gangale and Marilyn Dudley-Rowley, ‘Strategy and Tactics in the War of the Worlds’, pp. 4-33.
  • José Manuel Mota, ‘Coming up for Air and The History of Mr Polly: Utopian Yearnings, Triumphs and Defeats’, pp. 34-42.
  • Yoonjoung Choi, ‘The Wonderful Visit and the Wilde Trial’, pp. 43-55.

No. 32, 2009 (Editor, Simon J. James):

  • Stephen Baxter, ‘H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds as a Controlling Metaphor for the Twentieth Century’, pp. 3-16.
  • Genie Babb, ‘Inventing the Bug-Eyed Monster: Devil-Fish and Giant Squid in H. G. Wells’s Early Fiction’, pp. 17-35.
  • Tony Fitzpatrick, ‘The Resourceful Past: William Morris, Socialist Romanticism and the Early Fiction of H. G. Wells’, pp. 36-53.
  • Michael Livingston, ‘The Tripods of Vulcan and Mars: Homer, Darwin, and the Fighting Machines of H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds', pp. 54-60.

No. 33, 2010 (Editor, Simon J. James):

  • Holly Norman, ‘"The Future is a Return to the Past:" Space, Time and Memory in The Time Machine and The Island of Dr Moreau,' pp. 3-19.
  • Keith Williams, ‘"Ghosts from the Machine": Technologisation of the Uncanny in H.G. Wells’, pp. 20-41.
  • Jason W. Ellis, ‘Decoding the Origins of H.G. Wells's The Land Ironclads and Sir Ernest Dunlop Swinton's Tank’, pp. 42-57.
  • Jonathan D. Rodgers, ‘Radical Uncertainty in H.G. Wells's Tono-Bungay', pp. 58-75.
  • Emma V. Miller, ‘Re-reading H.G. Wells's Social Agenda in Ann Veronica Through A.S. Byatt's The Children's Book: Male Fantasy or Feminist Revolutionary?', pp. 76-84.

No. 34, 2011 (Editor, Simon J. James):

  • Maria Teresa Chialant, ‘Single Women in Turn-of-the-century London: Emancipation and Romance in Ann Veronica,' pp. 4-11.
  • Nathalie Saudo-Welby, ‘In Spite of God and Wasps and her Father: Discursive Entanglement in H.G. Wells's Ann Veronica’, pp. 12-22.
  • Anthony Patterson, ‘Saving England: Ann Veronica, Sexual Morality and National Regeneration’, pp. 23-31.
  • Maroula Joannou, ‘'No Suffragette Saw Herself in My Mirror:' Evolutionary and Biological Discourse in Ann Veronica', pp. 32-43.
  • Elizabeth Crawford, ‘The Woman's Bond of Freedom: H.G. Wells, Ann Veronica and the Suffragettes', pp. 44-53.
  • Jennifer Walker, 'After Ann Veronica: The Enigma of "Litte e": Fact or Fiction?', pp. 54-67.
  • Lesley A. Hall, 'An Ambiguous Idol: H.G. Wells Inspiring and Infuriating Women,' pp. 68-75.
  • Simon Bacon, 'Life's a Mutha!: Motherhood, Melancholia, and the Loss of Self in Ann Veronica by H.G. Wells and Alien Resurrection by Jean-Pierre Jeunet', pp. 76-87.

No. 35, 2012 (Editor, Simon J. James):

  • Steve Ellis, ‘H.G. Wells, World War II and the New World Order,' pp. 5-15.
  • Steven McLean, ‘The Countdown to Extinction: The Time Machine,' pp. 16-24.
  • Deáglan Ó Donghaile, ‘Anarchism, Socialism and The Invisible Man,' pp. 25-37.
  • Genie Babb, 'H.G. Wells in the Borderlands: "The Plattner Story" and "The Crystal Egg" as Experiments in Psychic Research,' pp. 38-50.

No. 36, 2013 (Editor, Simon J. James):

  • Steve Ellis, ‘H.G. Wells, World War II and the New World Order,' pp. 4-24.
  • Paul Vlitos, ‘Unseen Battles: H.G. Wells and Autointoxication Theory,' pp. 25-38.
  • Jeremy Withers, ‘Bicycles, Tricycles, and Tripods: Late Victorian Cycling and Wells's The War of the Worlds,' pp. 39-53.

Back issues of society newsletters:

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