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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 485–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Laura Otis Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Monkey in the Mirror: The Science of Professor Higgins and Doctor Moreau Monkey in the Mirror: The Science of Professor Higgins and Doctor Moreau Laura Otis In 1916, when George Bernard Shaw published Pygmalion in book form, he...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 396–404.
Published: 01 December 2000
... godlike “sculptor,” the titular figure in the 1896 work of the avowed apocalyptist, H. G. Wells. In The Island of Doctor Moreau, the vivisectionist Moreau sculpts not animals out of people, like the disillusioned Rubek, but people out of animals. Moreau, seeking like an artist to “find out the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 634–639.
Published: 01 December 2009
.... He leads us through a series of sensitive close readings, focus- ing on The Island of Doctor Moreau, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Dracula, and Heart of Darkness. These novels reveal the complexities and confusions produced by Darwinism: they “confuse the standards and definitions that configure...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... As though glimpsing something out of H. G. Wells’s surgical theater of horrors in The Island of Doctor Moreau,2 Septimus then witnesses the man turn back into a dog, through which Woolf intimates the Janus-faced nature of his vision, prophetically adumbrating the future landscape of an ever...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 618–623.
Published: 01 December 2009
... such as Wells’s The Island of Dr. Moreau, Stanislaw Lem’s The Cyberiad, Thomas Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49, and many others, Clarke argues that neocybernetics makes no untenable severance of information from matter, content from form, but rather fundamentally depends on the feedback...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, a social comedy of class mobility, and H. G. Wells’s The Island of Dr. Moreau, a science fiction adventure about tra- versing the species barrier. Otis points out that Wells (a student of T. H. Huxley) saw much greater promise in science than did the ever-skeptical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 572–596.
Published: 01 December 2009
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2009) 55 (1): 80–113.
Published: 01 March 2009
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2019) 65 (3): 261–288.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Moreau (1896), The Croquet Player is a narrative of science and violence, of how animals and civilization distort and reveal each other. And like that earlier work, The Croquet Player presents a fantastic tale, supernatural, embedded in such a way as to maintain distance and deniability (the...