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The Island of Doctor Moreau
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The Island of Doctor Moreau (Paperback)

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A classic of science fiction and a dark meditation on Darwinian thought in the late Victorian period, The Island of Doctor Moreau explores the possibility of civilisation as a constraint imposed on savage human nature. The protagonist, Edward Prendick, finds himself stranded on an island with the notorious Doctor Moreau, whose experiments on the island's humans and animals result in unspeakable horrors.The critical introduction to this Broadview Edition gives particular emphasis to Wells's hostility towards religion as well as his thorough knowledge of the Darwinian thought of his time. Appendices provide passages from Darwin and Huxley related to Wells's early writing; in addition, excerpts from other writers illustrate late-nineteenth-century anxieties about social degeneration.

Fiction & PoetryClassic fiction pre 1945 Publisher: Broadview Press Ltd Publication Date: 01/04/2009 ISBN-13: 9781551113272  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Mason Harris is a retired Professor of English at Simon Fraser University.

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