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The Remarkable Ocean World of Jules Verne

A Study Guide for 20,000 Leagues under the Sea

by Sean Chamberlin

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Published by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science / Oceanography,
  • Earth Sciences - Oceanography,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11092209M
    ISBN 100787293741
    ISBN 109780787293741


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Jules Gabriel Verne (8 February – 24 March ) was a French author who helped pioneer the science-fiction genre. He is best known for his novels A Journey to the Center of the Earth (), From the Earth to the Moon (), Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea (–), Around the World in Eighty Days () and The Mysterious Island ()/5(K).

He thought it might simply contain a lot of water. This is the theory that Jules Verne uses. Professor Otto Lidenbrock believes this theory with eccentric fervour and drags Axel, his poor, protesting nephew, off into the depths of the earth, where they do indeed find a lot of water.

The great underground ocean is absolutely unforgettable.2/5(8). Jules Verne's A Journey to the Center of the Earth is a classic science fiction tale from The story is related in a diary form by the young nephew, apprenticed to his famous scientist uncle.

Based on fragments of writings, hundreds of years old, the pair embark on a mission to reach the center of the earth by way of an extinct volcano in /5(2K). Jules Verne is buried in the Madeleine Cemetery in Amiens.

The World of Jules Verne and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Gabriel Verne is born in the port city of Nantes, France, the first of the five children who will be born to Pierre and Sophie Allotte Verne.4/5(32).

Jules Gabriel Verne (/ v ɜːr n /; French: [ʒyl gabʁjɛl vɛʁn]; 8 February – 24 March ) was a French novelist, poet, and collaboration with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel led to the creation of the Voyages extraordinaires, a series of bestselling adventure novels including Journey to the Center of the Earth (), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea ( Children: Michel Verne, 2 step-daughters.

Nautilus is the fictional submarine captained by Nemo featured in Jules Verne's novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea () and The Mysterious Island (). Verne named the Nautilus after Robert Fulton's real-life submarine Nautilus (). For the design of the Nautilus Verne was inspired by the French Navy submarine Plongeur, a model of which he had seen at the Exposition.

National Geographic put together a list of eight technologies he predicted that did, in fact, come to be. Arguably the most iconic of them is the Nautilus, the electric submarine he imagined in 20, Leagues Under the Sea.

At the time the book was written, electricity was still novel and even a little mysterious; however, by the mids, workable and entirely electric submarines had moved. Jules Verne was born in Nantes inthe eldest of five children of a prosperous family claiming French, Breton, and Scottish ancestry.

His early years were happy apart from an unfulfilled passion for his cousin Caroline. Literature always attracted him and while taking a law degree in Paris he wrote a number of plays. His first book, about a journey to Scotland, was not published during. Robur’s “Albatross” could hover like a helicopter, sail the ocean like a battleship, dive beneath the waves like a submarine, and even travel across dry land.

The exciting film, Master Of The World, based on these novels, is dramatic evidence of Verne’s timeless appeal.4/5(1). Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in French in In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20, wager (£2, in ) set by his friends at the Reform : Jules Verne.

Jules Verne on Film: A Filmography of the Cinematic Adaptations of His Works, through Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, Edmund Smyth, ed. Jules Verne: Narratives of Modernity. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, W. Sean Chamberlin. The Remarkable Ocean World of Jules Verne: A Study Guide for Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the File Size: KB.

Jules Verne (–) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright. Most famous for his novel sequence, the Voyages Extraordinaires, Verne also wrote assorted short stories, plays, miscellaneous novels, essays, and works are notable for their profound influence on science fiction and on surrealism, their innovative use of modernist literary techniques such as self-reflexivity.

As a story of adventure, Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea seems a bit dated. However, even though it is told as a tale of adventure, there is more to Verne's famous story. The science in Twenty Thousand Leagues, especially considering the time it was published, is amazing/5(K).

Jules Verne (–) was a French author best known for his tales of adventure, including Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Around the World in Eighty Days.A true visionary, Verne foresaw the skyscraper, the submarine, and the airplane, among many other inventions, and is now regarded as one of the fathers of science fiction.5/5(2).

The Mammoth Book of New Jules Verne Adventures: Return to the Centre of the Earth and Other Extraordinary Voyages, by the Heirs of Jules Verne The Remarkable Ocean World of Jules Verne: A Study Guide for Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea W.

Sean Chamberlin Paperback (May, ) Limited availability Verne Jules Paperback ( Jules Verne, Jules Verne - The Mysterious Island. The Mysterious Island by scarcely visible in the midst of the thick vapor mingled with spray which hung over the surface of the ocean.

It was a remarkable fact that, although in the very midst of the furious tempest, they did not suffer from it. Jules Verne ( - ) was the first author to popularize the literary genre of science fiction. Laying a careful scientific foundation for his fantastic adventure stories, he forecast with remarkable accuracy many scientific achievements of the 20th century.4/4().

There, a vast subterranean ocean, prehistoric creatures, and natural phenomena are but a few of the wonders hidden from all but the boldest eyes.

Journey to the Center of the Earth epitomizes the subterranean fiction genre. Author Jules Verne leads readers deep below the world’s surface to the core of his inventive, visionary mind/5(K). National Geographic put together a list of eight technologies he predicted that did, in fact, come to be.

Arguably the most iconic of them is the Nautilus, the electric submarine he imagined in 20, Leagues Under the Sea. At the time the book was written, electricity was still novel and even a little mysterious; however, by the mids, workable and entirely electric submarines had moved.

Considered the “Father of Science Fiction”, Jules Verne was a true visionary. Jules Gabriel Verne was born on February 8, on the small island of Feydeau, in Nantes, France, a busy maritime port city on the Loire River in the Upper Brittany region of Western France.

The house at 2, quai Jean-Bart, where he spent the first 14 years. Leagues Under the Sea: Jules Verne. Something that you should bear in mind right at the start is if your reading Jules Verne, unless you’re reading it in French, you’re not reading the original text.

In all probability your not reading the complete text either. There have been numerous translations and editions over the years. Jules Verne () was a French author best known for his tales of adventure, including Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Around the World in Eighty Days.A true visionary, Verne foresaw the skyscraper, the submarine, and the airplane, among many other inventions, and is now regarded as one of the fathers of science fiction.

Read PART 1 — Chapter 1 of The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne free of charge on ReadCentral. More than books to choose from. No need to sign-up or to download. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Quotes by Jules Verne The year was signalised by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and puzzling phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten.

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea study guide contains a biography of Jules Verne, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes. leagues under the sea Written by Paul Boyd on January 24th, Book Rating: 4/5; this book was my first introduction to books on tape.

wow what a great start. He had a remarkable insight into the future to say the book drags a little some of the. About this Item: Wildside Press 1/13/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Works of Jules Verne, Vol. The Exploration of the World.

Book. Seller Inventory # BBS Verne is often dubbed, in Isaac Asimov’s phrase, “the world’s first science-fiction writer.” And it’s true, many of his sixty-odd books do anticipate future events and technologies: From the Earth to the Moon () and Hector Servadac () deal in space travel, while Journey to the Center of the Earth features travel to the earth.

Jules Verne, the most translated novelist in the world and best known for books such as Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas and Around the World in Eighty Days, was also a prolific playwright.

Journey Through the Impossible, a play of fantasy and. Book Overview Get cozy with the classics Jules Verne collects some of the author's best-known works in a beautiful keepsake volume. IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Finalist in Gift Books Legendary science fiction and adventure author Jules Verne is remembered for his fascinating stories of travel and excitement.

In this chief of his works, Jules Verne has set himself to tell the story of all the most stirring adventures of which we have any written record - to give the history, 'from the time of Hanno and Herodotus down to that of Livingstone and Stanley,' of those voyages of exploration and discovery which are among the most thrilling episodes in the history of human enterprise.

In short, Jules Verne /5(3). Jules Verne () was a French poet, novelist, and playwright. He has been called the “Father of Science Fiction” and in addition to this prestigious title, he has been the second most-translated author in the world sinceranking between Agatha Christie and William Shakespeare/5(K).

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne Published: April 1st Genres: Classic, Science Fiction Format: eBook ( pages) Source: Purchased French naturalist Dr. Aronnax embarks on an expedition to hunt down a sea monster, only to discover instead the Nautilus, a remarkable submarine built by the enigmatic Captain Nemo.

Together Nemo and Aronnax explore 3/5. This collection includes Jules Verne's greatest works. Included is: 20, Leagues Under the Sea, A Journey to the Center of the Earth, Around the World in Eighty Days, The Mysterious Island, From the Earth to the Moon, Round the Moon, A Voyage in a Balloon, Doctor Ox's Experiment, Master Zacharius, A Drama in the Air, A Winter Amid the Ice, Ascent of Mont Blanc, An Antarctic Mystery, Dick.

A comprehensive Book listing of Canadian Jules Verne books. All information on these Jules Verne books is given, with images where available. English and French books are listed, and 1st edition information provided.

-Andrew Nash. Journey to the Center of the Earth: Verne, Jules: This book was unlike any other classic I’ve read so far and was a truly curious and remarkable concept.

Read more. One person found this helpful This has certainly spurred me on to read more by Verne, will probably go for Around the World in 80 Days next to see if that /5(K).

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Genre: Adventure / Fiction and Literature / Classics / Science Fiction Language: English Summary: A huge sea monster has attacked and wrecked several ships from beneath the sea. Professor Arronax bravely joins a mission to hunt down the beast.

By: Jules Verne () The Mysterious Island is another exquisite novel written by the master of adventure writing, Jules Verne. The novel has been seen as the sequel to two other famous novels written by the same author: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and In Search of the Castaway. The story revolves around five Americans who live in a dark and harsh environment as prisoners of 5/5(25).

Get this from a library. Jules Verne's Twenty thousand leagues under the sea: the definitive unabridged edition based on the original French texts. [Jules Verne; Walter James Miller; Frederick Paul Walter] -- This romance is remarkable for its prognostication of the invention of submarines.

The central characters of the tale, in the process of exploring marine disturbances, are captured by. Read PART 1 — Chapter 2 of The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne free of charge on ReadCentral. More than books to choose from. No need to sign-up or to download. 2 Nov - Explore langridgewebb's board "jules verne" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Jules verne, Around the world in 80 days and Leagues under the sea pins.This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Mysterious Island Author: Jules Verne Release Date: Aug [EBook #] Last Updated: Octo Language: English.The life of Jules Verne French author Jules Verne enjoy is believed that the Creator of the fresh genre of science fiction.

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