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The imaginary voyage in prose fiction

Philip Babcock Gove

The imaginary voyage in prose fiction

a history of its criticism and a guide for its study, with an annotated check list of 215 imaginary voyages from 1700 to 1800

by Philip Babcock Gove

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Published by Holland Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages, Imaginary -- History and criticism,
  • Fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Voyages, Imaginary -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [403]-420.

    Statementby Philip Babcock Gove.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 445 p. ;
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13524573M
    OCLC/WorldCa2936685

      Page says Gunn’s book-length thesis is probably just the fourth book about science fiction after Pilgrims Through Space and Time () by J. O. Bailey, The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction () by Philip Gove’s, and Voyages to the Moon () by Marjorie Nicolson. The latter two were really about proto-SF, and Bailey’s book barely mentions the Golden Age.   The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction: A History of its Criticism and a Guide for its Study, with an Annotated Check List of Imaginary Voyages from to (New York: Columbia University Press, ) [nonfiction: in the publisher's Columbia University Studies in English and Comparative Literature series: hb/].

    The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction(Reprint) A History of Its Criticism and a Guide for Its Study with an Annotated Check List of Imaginary Voyages from to (spine title: Science Fiction) by Philip Babcock Gove Hardcover, Pages, Published by Ayer Co / Arno Press ISBN , ISBN: BOOK CLUB - Reading Comprehension - New Year's Readings (1) A Happy New Year! ☺ For those who want to get some extra points in reading comprehension, here is a new text.

    word, not argued in the book, is to the effect that the motive force of Shakespeare's universe lies in religion, not philosophy. University of North Carolina HARDIN CRAIG The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction: A History of Its Criti-cism and a Guide for Its Study, with an Annotated Check List of Imaginary Voyages from to By PHILIP. From this background, so poignantly in the minds of his contemporaries, Captain Samuel Brunt drew the materials for his satire." - Nicolson, Voyages to the Moon, pp. Anatomy of Wonder () and () Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years Gove, The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction, pp. Lewis, Utopian.


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published by Columbia University Press, New York. Originally presented as. The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction. A History of its Criticism and a Guide for its Study, with an Annotated Check List of Imaginary Voyages from to The Imaginary Voyage: With Theodor Herzl in Israel.

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Former Israeli prime minister Shimon Peres combines history, memoir, and fiction in an "imaginary voyage" through 20th-century Israel with the 19th-century founder of modern Zionism, Theodor Herzl. "Only the narrow-minded and unimaginative will find this /5(2). This book traces the history and literature of the imaginary voyage--stories of mariners journeying through uncharted waters to find strange and marvelous sights.

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The Dictionary of Imaginary Places (,) is a book written by Alberto Manguel and Gianni Guadalupi. It takes the form of a catalogue of fantasy lands, islands, cities, and other locations from world literature—"a Baedecker or traveller's guide a nineteenth-century gazetteer " for mental travelling.

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The imaginary voyage in prose fiction: a history of its criticism and a guide for its study, with an annotated check list of imaginary voyages from to Perhaps some day the definitive treatment of the "imaginary voyage" (in the narrower sense of a sea voyage rather than the interplanetary variety) will be written.

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The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction: A History of its Criticism and a Guide for its Study, With an Annotated Check List of Imaginary Voyages From to (New York: Columbia University Press, ), by Philip Babcock Gove (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Fiction -- Periodicals.

Blue Book Magazine (partial serial archives). An imaginary voyage is a kind of narrative in which utopian or satirical representation (or some popular science content) is put into a fictional frame of travel account.

It is very archaic narrative technique preceding romance and novelistic forms. From this term was also derived Voyages extraordinaires, the overall series title used by publisher Jules Hetzel on the novels of Jules Verne.

In this encyclopedia the theme is treated under Fantastic Voyages and Proto SF. A book on the subject is The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction () by Philip Babcock Gove. Weber's page introduction is the first English-language critical discussion of the imaginary voyage. See Gove, The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction, pp.

Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. Reginald Not in Bleiler (; ). Former owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Travel Literature the notes of a traveler, containing his impressions of the journey, descriptions of events, and observations.

Travel literature seeks to communicate information about newly discovered lands or those little known to the reader; it may be the history of an imaginary journey presented as a real one but important chiefly in terms of. There are only a few full-length studies of the imaginary voyage genre in English.

They include Geoffroy Atkinson's The Extraordinary Voyage in French Literature Before () and The Extraordinary Voyage in French Literature to (), Phillip Gove's The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction.

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