Wells, H.G.: The War of the Worlds (Study Guide)

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Study Guide for H. G. Wells: The War of the Worlds (1898) Introduction War of the Worlds was written in response to several historicalevents. The most important was the unification and militarization of Germany,which led to a series of novels predicting war in Europe, beginning with GeorgeChesney`s The Battle of Dorking (1871). Most of these werewritten in a semi-documentary fashion; and Wells borrowed their technique to tiehis interplanetary war tale to specific places in England familiar to hisreaders. This attempt at hyper-realism helped to inspire Orson Welles when thelatter created his famed 1938 radio broadcast based on the novel. There was a specific event that inspired Wells. In 1894 Mars was positionedparticularly closely to Earth, leading to a great deal of observation ...

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