Synopses & Reviews
Originally published in 1888, this prophetic work revolves around Julian West, a man who falls asleep near the end of the 19th century and wakes up in the year 2000. More than a brilliant visionary's view of the future, it is a guidebook that has stimulated some of the greatest thinkers of the modern age. Revised reissue.
About the Author
Walter James Miller—poet, playwright, critic, translator—has authored, co-authored, or edited sixty-four books, scores of scholarly articles, and hundreds of television and radio programs. A Professor of English at New York University, he has won a writing fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts/Ruttenberg Foundation. His own translation of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is published by Naval Institute Press.