A New Way of Thinking

Below is a list of other Victorian authors, besides those listed in the previous post, who carried the torch for this new evolving genre that we now call science fiction.

1. Edgar Allen Poe, 1809-1849
“The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar” (1845)
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1836)

2. Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1804-1864
"The Birth-Mark" (1843)
"Rappaccini's Daughter" (1846)

3. Jules Verne, 1828-1905
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864)
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870)
From the Earth to the Moon (1865)

4. Sir Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, 1803-1873
The Coming Race (1871)

5. Edwin A. Abbott, 1838-1926
Flatland (1884)

6. Samuel Butler, 1835-1902
Erewhon (1872)

7. Mark Twain, 1835-1910
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1889)

8. Robert Louis Stevenson, 1850-1894
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)

9. Edward Bellamy, 1850-1898
Looking Backward (1888)

10. H.G. Wells, 1866-1946
The Time Machine (1895)
The War of the Worlds (1898)
The Invisible Man (1897)


PJ said...

I'm ashamed to say that I haven't read any of their work, looks like I need to book a trip to the library...

Merrie Destefano said...

My big confession is that I have only read a few of the books listed. Those written by Poe, Wells, and Verne.

So many books. So little time.
Thanks for dropping by!