Human Prehistory in Fiction

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  • Author : Charles De Paolo
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 172 pages
  • ISBN : 0786414170
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Human Prehistory in Fiction

Human Prehistory in Fiction
  • Author : Charles De Paolo
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 02 December 2002
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What was the world like for people thousands of years ago? How can we know? Through fiction? This is a work of literary criticism, and more. It begins with a discussion of the problem of authenticity and then considers twelve pieces of fiction that depict human prehistory: H.G. Wells' The Island of Doctor Moreau, Pierre Boulle's The Planet of the Apes, Jules Verne's The Village in the Treetops, Edgar Rice Burroughs' The Land That Time Forgot, the struggle for

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