|Even the Time Machine cannot stop|
HG Wells' works entering
the public domain
|John Dube in c. 1910|
H. G. Wells an English novelist best known for his science fiction. His most famous works include The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds. He pioneered the modern image of "the future". Whilst his science fiction works were entertaining they all had a social dimension. An American radio adaptation of The War of the Worlds allegedly led to mass panic when first broadcast in 1938.
|Alfred Stieglitz's |
|There's no traffic on this A19|
|Gertrude Stein painted by Picasso|
Gertrude Stein, was an American novelist, poet and playwright.
She first found fame with a memoir of her years hosting a Paris salon which entertained artists and writers like Hemingway, Picasso, Matisse and Fitzgerald told from the perspective of her partner, Alice Toklas.
John Maynard Keynes was an influential British economist. His ideas were at the heart of many European and American governments' economic policy from around the 1930s to 1970s. According to Keynesian economics, free markets do not work well over a long term and state intervention is necessary to moderate boom and bust cycles of economic activity.
Happy Public Domain Day! Reviewed by Rosie Burbidge on Sunday, January 01, 2017 Rating: