H. G. Wells
#19 Overall Influence

H. G. Wells

English writer

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Herbert George Wells was an English writer. Prolific in many genres, he wrote dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, history, satire, biography and autobiography. His work also included two books on recreational war games. Wells is now best remembered for his science fiction novels and is often called the “father of science fiction”, along with Jules Verne and the publisher Hugo Gernsback.

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  • Study Guide: The Invisible Man and Other Works by HG Wells

    Titles in this study guide include The Invisible Man, The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, and Tono-Bungay. As a chief literary spokesman of the liberal optimism that preceded World War I, Wells took the ideas and fears that haunted the minds of this age and gave them symbolic expression as brilliantly devised fantasy.

Schools

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University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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Royal College of Science

Former higher education institution located in South Kensington

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#13 World Rank
History
#20 World Rank
Communications
#29 World Rank
Literature