"The Man of the Year Million. A Scientific Forecast"

Title"The Man of the Year Million. A Scientific Forecast"
Year for Search1893
Authors[Wells], [Herbert] [George](1866-1946)
Tertiary AuthorsWells, H. G.
Secondary TitlePall Mall Gazette 57.8931
Volume / Edition57.8931
Pagination3
Date PublishedNovember 6, 1893
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Satire on far future forecasting; people will have larger brains and larger hands and use their hands for locomotion. The rest of the body has shriveled. Punch took it seriously and spoofed it in “1,000 ,000 A. D.Punch 105 (November 25, 1893): 250.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in the Pall Mall Budget, no. 1312 (November 16, 1893): 1796-97; in “Of a Book Unwritten.” In his Certain Personal Matters. A Collection of Material, Mainly Autobiographical (London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1898), 161-71; and in English Illustrated Magazine 26 (January 1902): 381-84.

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L(NL), O

Author Note

(1866-1946)

Full Text

1893 [Wells, Herbert George] (1866-1946). “The Man of the Year Million. A Scientific Forecast.” Pall Mall Gazette 57.893 1 (November 6, 1893): 3. Rpt. in the Pall Mall Budget, no. 1312 (November 16, 1893): 1796-97; as “Of a Book Unwritten.” In his Certain Personal Matters. A Collection of Material, Mainly Autobiographical (London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1898), 161-71; and under that title in English Illustrated Magazine 26.220  (January 1902): 381-84. L  Newspaper, O

Satire on far future forecasting; people will have larger brains and larger hands and use their hands for locomotion. The rest of the body has shriveled. Punch took it seriously and spoofed it in “1,000 ,000 A. D.Punch 105 (November 25, 1893): 250