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Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen

Brian Taves


Jules Verne has been not only the most-published French author in the English-speaking world for more than 150 years but also a source of inspiration to filmmakers since the birth of the medium. In Hollywood (whose industry interacts constantly with the film industry in England and Australia), some twenty different Verne stories, along with his biography, have been adapted into ninety films and television productions, setting the tone and standard among the best known adaptations around the world. Verne is a writer who, like Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Rice Burroughs, and Ch ... More

Keywords: intertextuality, remakes, science fiction, submarines, Australia, England, Hollywood, Edgar Allan Poe, Jules Verne, H. G. Wells

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780813161129
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian Taves, author
Library of Congress