Jules Verne and his work

by Evans, I. O..

Publisher: Aeonian Press in Mattituck [N.Y.]

Written in English
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  • Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.,
  • Authors, French -- 19th century -- Biography.

Edition Notes

StatementI. O. Evans.
LC ClassificationsPQ2469.Z5 E9 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4902836M
ISBN 100884119068
LC Control Number76048138

During his return from the Moon, Neil Armstrong spoke to the people of Earth, stating in part, A hundred years ago, Jules Verne wrote a book about a voyage to the Moon. His spaceship, Columbia, took off from Florida and landed in the Pacific Ocean after completing a trip to the Moon. This volume offers readers a generous introduction to Jules Verne, whose books are as alive today as they were for readers new to the ideas expressed in them during his time. Jules Gabriel Verne ( – ) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of. In Jules Verne and His Work () I. O. Evans observes that, although Verne was always mindful of young readers, he rarely wrote especially for them. Moreover, Walter James Miller points out in his foreword to The Annotated Jules Verne () that Verne is considered a highly respected writer of adult fiction in much of Europe. His son, Michel Verne, oversaw publication of his novels "Invasion of the Sea" and "The Lighthouse at the End of the World" after his death. In a large impact crater on the far side of the Moon was named Jules Verne in his honor. The express train running between Nantes and Paris from to was named Jules Verne in the writer's anwalt-sbg.com: La Madeleine Cemetery, Amiens, .

Hetzel bought the manuscript from Paschal Grousset34 (better known by his pseudonym, Andre Laurie) and asked Verne to rewrite it; the book was published as authored by Jules Verne. After the mids, Verne, in his pessimism, created crazy scientists like Robur (Robin the Conqueror or Master of the World35), Orfanik (The Castle in the 4/5(32). Michael Strogoff is the 14 th novel in Jules Verne’s Extraordinary Voyages cycle, his largest and most influential body of published work. It was written specially for Czar Alexander II of Russia’s visit to Paris in , and tells the story of a young courier’s perilous journey across Russia to Eastern Siberia in order to warn the Czar. Dec 24,  · Jules Verne is thus, to me, the father and patron saint of hard science fiction stories. His precise designs and theories may be outdated, but one can see the nuts-and-bolts work that went into his stories and they hold up – as "hard" SF – far better than, say, H.G. Wells' work.

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On 24 Marchwhile ill with diabetes, Verne died at his home in Amiens, 44 Boulevard Longueville (now Boulevard Jules-Verne). His son, Michel Verne, oversaw publication of the novels Invasion of the Sea and The Lighthouse at the End of the World after Jules's anwalt-sbg.comen: Michel Verne, 2 step-daughters.

From the Earth to the Moon (French: De la terre à la lune) is an novel by Jules anwalt-sbg.com tells the story of the Baltimore Gun Club, a post-American Civil War society of weapons enthusiasts, and their attempts to build an enormous Columbiad space gun and launch three people—the Gun Club's president, his Philadelphian armor-making rival, and a French poet—in a projectile with the goal Genre: Science fiction.

Feb 25,  · Jules Verne was a 19th century French author whose revolutionary science-fiction novels, including Jules Verne and his work book the World in Eighty Days and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, have entranced readers Born: Feb 08, Jules Verne () was a French author of adventure and science fiction novels, in addition to being a poet and a playwright.

He is best known for his Voyages Extraordinaires series, which makes up the vast majority of his work. Feb 04,  · Jules Verne, prolific French author whose writings laid much of the foundation of modern science fiction. Among his most famous novels are Journey to the Centre of the Earth, From the Earth to the Moon, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days.

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Jules Verne was a French author best known for his adventure novels which have had a great impact on the wider genre of science fiction.4/5(6). The French novelist Jules Verne was the first authentic writer of modern science fiction. The best of his works, such as Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne and his work book Journey to the Center of the Earth, are characterized by his intelligent foresight into the technical achievements that are within man's grasp.

Jules Verne was a French author of novels. He was born in and died in Verne is the most famous French author to ever live thanks to the mainstream appeal, popularity, and ultimately the legacy and quality of his works.

He was known for starting the science fiction genre on its way as well as his. Jules Verne is frequently called the "father of science fiction," and among all writers, only Agatha Christie's works have been translated more. Verne wrote numerous plays, essays, books of nonfiction, and short stories, but he was best known for his novels.

Jules Gabriel Verne (February 8, March 24, ) was a French author and a pioneer of the science-fiction genre. Verne was noted for writing about cosmic, atmospheric, and underwater travel long before air travel and submarines were commonplace and before practical means of space travel had even been devised.

In this listing, the stories that have been adapted for film and television are linked to the Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Many of Jules Verne’s novels have been made into motion pictures, mini-series and television specials, click on his name to see a list of titles listed in the IMDb.

His name has also been associated with the titles of some movies and television projects, click here to. Widely regarded as the father of modern science fiction, Jules Verne () wrote more than seventy books and created hundreds of memorable characters.

His most popular novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, is not only a brilliant piece of scientific prophecy, but also a thrilling story with superb, subtle characterizations.

Jules Verne was an amazing writer who predicted the science future of the world. Some of the inventions he imagined were created later in his lifetime, but some are still to be invented.

He was popular with all kinds of readers: rich, poor, young, old, scientists, artists and rulers. Jules Verne Quotes. 50 of the best book quotes from Jules Verne #1. A true Englishman doesn’t joke when he is talking about so serious a thing as a wager. but I did not see one single work on political economy; that subject appeared to be strictly proscribed.

Strange to say, all these books were irregularly arranged, in whatever language. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Meet the father of science fiction, Jule Verne.

Born in France inJules Verne always dreamed of adventure. At age 11, he snuck onboard a ship headed for the Indies only to be discovered by his father and have his dreams dashed.

After his father made him swear to only travel "in his imagination," Verne kept his promise for the rest of his /5. Jules Verne.

Jules Verne was a French novel writer and the pioneer of science-fiction. From a young age he was attracted to the theater and he wrote many librettos for the opera.

His imagination was later on taken over by science discoveries, researches He was born in in Nantes (France). From the back of the dustjacket for Jules Verne and his Work, a review attributed to The Guardian says of the Fitzroy Edition: In the days of science fiction the old masters are not necessarily outworn; their prescience and vitality remain something to wonder at, even if their world is old-fashioned.

Sep 22,  · If you don’t remember Verne, he was a French author who wrote, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Around the World in Eighty Days, among others.

The stories are chock-full of world exploration and mystical monsters that Verne explains and hypothesizes the hell out of in typical Victorian, science-loving fashion.

I’m outlining a new book in the Steampunk Romance genre that should be great fun to write. Sometimes I need the challenge of historical research to build excitement for a new work, and as one of my favorite authors, who better than to emulate and pay homage to than.

Jules Verne was a French writer best known for his adventure novels including Journey to the Center of the Earth, Around the World in Eighty Days, and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. He was born Jules Gabriel Verne on February 8 th, in Nantes France, to Pierre Verne, an attorney, and Sophie Allote de la Fuye.

Jules Verne, First Edition. This book (nor most of the rest of Verne's work, for that matter) was not served well by Hollywood. First American Edition of Jules Verne's best known work about Captain Nemo and his submarine the Nautilus.

This is the scarce edition published by James R. Osgood, not the more common edition produced by George. Jules Verne -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Jules Verne () was born and raised in the port of Nantes.

His father was a prosperous lawyer. To continue the practice, Verne moved to Paris, where he studied law. His uncle introduced him into literary circles and he started to published plays under the influence of such writers as Victor Hugo and Alexandre Dumas (fils), whom Verne also knew personally.

Wo ho. Really, this Jules Verne board is the most active one on the whole forum - just bubbling over with the energy of myriads of posts. But to be serious.

Jules Verne is a brilliant author. He was among the pioneers of sci-fi, and he has such a way of merging reality with unreality that you can almost believe his high-flown stories.

Feb 08,  · My first encounter with Jules Verne’s I’ve become more familiar with his work and still believe that exploration is the essence of Verne’s novels. His stories pull the readers into a. Oct 30,  · French writer Jules Verne (February 8, - March 24, ) pioneered the science fiction literary genre.

He published many plays, essays, short stories, and poems during his lifetime, but is best known for Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Around the World in 80 Days, and A Journey to the Center of the anwalt-sbg.com, he is one of the most translated authors in the world/5.

The following is a personality profile of Jules Verne based on his work. Jules Verne is shrewd, inner-directed and tranquil. He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Jules Verne is also proud: he holds himself in.

This listing contains ALL Jules Verne Encyclopedia bibliographic entries for this book. First UK Serial: Jules Verne Encyclopedia: "This work appeared in The Boy's Own as Captain Antifer; or, His Excellency's Millions: A Story of Buried Treasure in issues found in annual volume 17, which covered the period from October through September ".

First UK Edition. Jul 17,  · Modern readers probably think of Verne's most famous books as distinct entities, but his adventure novels were actually part of a series. In the early s, Verne met Pierre-Jules Hetzel, an.As one of history's most classic epics, and his most acclaimed work ever written, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is one of the best Jules Verne books for inciting an imaginative journey that not only digs deep into the ocean, but swells in our hearts for years to come.Lamy investigates Jules Verne’s connections to the prominent secret societies of his time--Freemasons, Golden Dawn, Angelic Society, and Rosicrucians--and explains how Verne used his writings to encrypt the secrets and sacred symbolism of these orders.

Verne’s work reveals itself to be rich with teachings on esoteric traditions, sacred geography, and the secret history of humanity.