Definition of Herbert George Wells

1. Noun. Prolific English writer best known for his science-fiction novels; he also wrote on contemporary social problems and wrote popular accounts of history and science (1866-1946).

Exact synonyms: H. G. Wells, Wells
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

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Literary usage of Herbert George Wells

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1. The Worker and His Work: Readings in Present Day Literature Presenting Some by Stella Stewart Center (1920)
"... THE EMPORIUM BY Herbert George Wells WHEN Kipps left New Romney, with a small yellow tin box, a still smaller portmanteau, a new umbrella, ..."

2. Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben Post Halleck (1913)
"Herbert George Wells. β€” Wells was born in Bromley, Kent, in 1866. He expected to be a shopkeeper and was apprenticed in his fourteenth year to a chemist; ..."

3. English Fiction from the Fifth to the Twentieth Century by Carl Holliday (1912)
"Herbert George Wells Herbert George Wells (1866β€”) in his early work surprised the English-speaking world with his puzzling ingenuity and is surprising it no ..."

4. A First View of English Literature by William Vaughn Moody, Robert Morss Lovett (1905)
"Herbert George Wells.β€”On the whole, Galsworthy's view of mankind is pessimistic. ... The first difference between him and Herbert George Wells (1866) is the ..."

5. History of English Literature by Alastair St. Clair Mackenzie (1914)
"RECENT LITERATURE Herbert George Wells (1866- ). ... Herbert George Wells. A plea for socialism is the essence of In the Days of the Comet (1906). ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"1853), Herbert George Wells (b. 1866), John Galsworthy (b. 1867), and Arnold Bennett (b. 1867). Realistic dramatists are Sir Arthur Wing Pinero (b. ..."

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