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The spinster & the prophet

Florence Deeks, H.G. Wells, and the mystery of the purloined past

by A. B. McKillop

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Published by Macfarlane Walter & Ross in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Wells, H. G. 1866-1946.,
    • Deeks, Florence Amelia.,
    • Plagiarism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • World history.,
    • Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-452) and index.

      Other titlesSpinster and the prophet
      StatementA.B. McKillop.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD21 .M248 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 477 p. :
      Number of Pages477
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3988775M
      ISBN 101551990474
      LC Control Number2001320540
      OCLC/WorldCa44751723

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      Apr 23,  · McKillop, A. B. The Spinster and the Prophet Mcfarlane, Walter & Ross, Hardcover, pages First published in: The Haliburton County Echo, County Life Summer Review by: Kerry Riley It was, until recently, a little known or mostly forgotten bit of literary history – the fact that a completely unknown amateur historian named. The spinster & the prophet: Florence Deeks, H.G. Wells, and the mystery of the purloined past, A.B. McKillop. Toronto Public Library.


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Doubters in the historical press were legion, but. Sep 05,  · InH. Wells published his best-selling The Outline of History. Several years earlier, Florence Deeks had sent a similar work to Wells's North American publisher.

Deeks's The Web was a history of the world with an emphasis on the role that women played. Her book was rejected. Upon publication of Wells's massive opus (1, pages), which he completed in 18 months, Deeks.

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