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Partington, John S. 1973-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 73 publications in 1 language and 2,454 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Forecasts  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PR5774, 940.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John S Partington
The life, music and thought of Woody Guthrie : a critical appraisal by John S Partington( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opstellen over de maatschappelijke en politieke betrokkenheid en invloed van de Amerikaanse folksinger (1912-1967)
Building cosmopolis : the political thought of H.G. Wells by John S Partington( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shape of things to come by H. G Wells( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Dr Philip Raven, an intellectual working for the League of Nations, dies in 1930 he leaves behind a powerful legacy an unpublished dream book'. Inspired by visions he has experienced for many years, it appears to be a book written far into the future: a history of humanity from the date of his death up to 2105. The Shape of Things to Come provides this history of the future', an account that was in some ways remarkably prescient predicting climatic disaster and sweeping cultural changes, including a Second World War, the rise of chemical warfare, and political instabilities in the Middle East."--Back cover
The reception of H.G. Wells in Europe by Patrick Parrinder( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.G. Wells was described by one of his European critics as a 'seismograph of his age'. He is one of the founding fathers of modern science fiction, and as a novelist, essayist, educationalist and political propagandist his influence has been felt in every European country. This collection of essays by scholarly experts shows the varied and dramatic nature of Wells's reception, including translations, critical appraisals, novels and films on Wellsian themes, and responses to his own well-publicized visits to Russia and elsewhere. The authors chart the intense ideological debate that his writing
H.G. Wells in Nature, 1893-1946 : a reception reader( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.G. Wells's fin-de-siècle : twenty-first century reflections on the early H.G. Wells : selections from the Wellsian( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wellsian : selected essays on H.G. Wells( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For this anthology John S. Partington has brought together some of the finest articles published in the Wellsian, the journal of the H.G. Wells Society, from 1981 through to the present day. They celebrate the thinking behind Wells exploring the philosophy of the great polymath
Clara Zetkin : national and international contexts( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stop the First World War! : movements opposed to the 1914-1918 war in Britain, France and Germany( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reception of H G Wells in Europe( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Time machine and A modern utopia : the static and kinetic utopias of the early H.G. Wells by John S Partington( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

McKillop, A. B. : The spinster & the prophet : Florence Deeks, H. G. Wells, and the mystery of the purloined past. Toronto : Macfarlane Walter & Ross, 2000. 477 pp. by John S Partington( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A review of A.B. McKillop's study, which retells the story of the Deeks-Wells plagiarism trials of 1928-1930
The reception of H by Patrick Parrinder( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.G. Wells was described by one of his European critics as a 'seismograph of his age'. He is one of the founding fathers of modern science fiction, and as a novelist, essayist, educationalist and political propagandist his influence has been felt in every European country. This collection of essays by scholarly experts shows the varied and dramatic nature of Wells's reception, including translations, critical appraisals, novels and films on Wellsian themes, and responses to his own well-publicized visits to Russia and elsewhere. The authors chart the intense ideological debate that his writing
The new Machiavelli by H. G Wells( )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Penguin Classics Introduction to The New Machiavelli by H.G. Wells by Simon J James( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reception of H.G. Wells in Europe, The. The Athlone Critical Traditions Series : the Reception of British Authors in Europe( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reception of British Authors in Europe series includes literary and political figures, as well as philosophers, historians and scientists. Each volume provides new research on the ways in which selected authors have been translated, published, distributed, read, reviewed, a pioneering scholarly collection of essays outlining the breadth and significance of H.G. Wells' literary and political impact throughout 20th-century Europe. H.G. Wells was described by one of his European critics as a 'seismograph of his age'. He is one of the founding fathers of modern science fiction, and as a novelist, essayist, educationalist and political propagandist his influence has been felt in every European country. This collection of essays by scholarly experts shows the varied and dramatic nature of Wells's reception, including translations, critical appraisals, novels and films on Wellsian themes, and responses to his own well-publicized visits to Russia and elsewhere. The authors chart the intense ideological debate that his writings occasioned, particularly in the inter-war years, and the censorship of his books in Nazi Germany and Francoist Spain. This book offers pioneering insights into Wells' contribution to 20th century European literature and to modern political ideas, including the idea of European union
Penguin Classics Introduction to The Shape of Things to Come by H.G. Wells by Patrick Parrinder( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The life, music and thought of Woody Guthrie : a critical appraisal
Alternative Names
Partington, John

Languages
English (72)

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Building cosmopolis : the political thought of H.G. WellsThe shape of things to comeThe reception of H.G. Wells in EuropeH.G. Wells in Nature, 1893-1946 : a reception readerH.G. Wells's fin-de-siècle : twenty-first century reflections on the early H.G. Wells : selections from the WellsianThe Wellsian : selected essays on H.G. WellsThe reception of H G Wells in EuropeThe new Machiavelli