In Nemo's Footsteps: U.S. Responses to Verne's Oceanic Internationalism

Nathaniel Williams

University of California, Davis

Nathaniel Williams is a full-time lecturer for the University Writing Program at the University of California, Davis. His book, Gears and God: Technocratic Fiction, Faith, and Empire in Mark Twain's America, is scheduled for 2018 publication as part of University of Alabama Press's series on American Literary Realism and Naturalism. He has published articles in American Literature, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, Utopian Studies, and elsewhere. He is an advisory board member of the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction. In 2011, he won Honorable Mention for American Literature's Norman Foerster Prize.


Nathaniel WilliamsUniversity of California, Davis "In Nemo’s Footsteps: U.S. Responses to Verne’s Oceanic Internationalism"For many Americans, Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea (1870) defined the... [ view full abstract ]


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