Articles and Papers

Essays & Journal Articles

This list includes academic articles and relevant newspaper / magazine articles on the subjects of Invasion and Future War Literature and on early Spy Fiction. Papers by I.F.Clarke: Clarke, I. F. (1965). "THE BATTLE OF DORKING, 1871-1914." Victorian Studies 8(4): 309-327. The Battle of Dorking," a short story by Sir George Tomkyns Chesney published in 'Blackwood's Magazine' in 1871, depicted an imaginary German invasion of England. Chesney, a lieutenant colonel of engineers, sought to arouse public awareness of England's military unpreparedness. He was following in a tradition of alarmist writing since 1844, when it was first realized that the steamship ...
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Bibliography – Articles & Papers

Attridge, John, "Two Types of Secret Agency: Conrad, Causation, and Popular Spy Fiction", 55, 126-158: University of Texas Press, 2013. Castella, Tom de, "Arthur Conan Doyle's Eerie Vision of the Future of War", BBC Online http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28954510. Clarke, I. F., 'The Battle of Dorking, 1871-1914', Victorian Studies, Vol. 8, No. 4 (1965): 309-327. Clarke, I. F., 'Forecasts of Warfare in Fiction, 1803-1914', Comparative Studies in Society & History, Vol. 10, No. 1 (1967): 1-27. Clarke, I. F., 'Before and after the Battle of Dorking', Science Fiction Studies, Vol. 24, No. 1 [71] (1997): 33-46. Clarke, I. F., 'Future-War Fiction: The First ...
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