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Issue Details: First known date: 1897... 1897 The War of the Worlds
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Extraterrestrials on Mars invade Earth in search of resources.

Notes

  • The War of the Worlds was dramatised and adapted into a radio play by Orson Welles in 1938.
  • War of the Worlds is included in AustLit to identify its influence on Australian writing.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1897
Serialised by: Pearson's Magazine 1896 periodical (3 issues)
Notes:
First serialised by Pearson's Magazine from April to December 1897.
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Heinemann ,
      1898 .
      image of person or book cover 8850869056485313538.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 287 p.p.

Works about this Work

War of the Worlds : The Pioneering Work of Science Fiction Inspired by Australian Brutality Fiona Gruber , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 14 July 2020;

'The tale of marauding Martians is familiar sci-fi, but it’s less well-known that the book and radio play both have Australian antecedents.'

War of the Worlds : The Pioneering Work of Science Fiction Inspired by Australian Brutality Fiona Gruber , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 14 July 2020;

'The tale of marauding Martians is familiar sci-fi, but it’s less well-known that the book and radio play both have Australian antecedents.'

Last amended 15 Oct 2020 12:49:33
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