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The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe.
Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides. The sea is only the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence. In fact, Professor, Nature manifests herself in it by her three kingdoms--mineral, vegetable, and animal.
The sea is the vast reservoir of Nature. The globe began with sea, so to speak; and who knows if it will not end with it? In it is supreme tranquillity. The sea does not belong to despots.
Upon its surface men can still exercise unjust laws, fight, tear one another to pieces, and be carried away with terrestrial horrors. But at thirty feet below its level, their reign ceases, their influence is quenched, and their power disappears.
There only is independence! There I recognise no masters! There I am free! The pioneering ways of travel and exploration which he wrote so much about are now common-place for us, such as exploration of the moon, the north and south poles, and the use of hot air balloons for long-distance voyages.
In his time Verne was a true inventor and visionary; the names of his inventions and characters such as Captain Nemo, Phileas Fogg, and the submarine Nautilus have entered, and remain, a part of our popular culture.
Because of this, there is much mis-perception about Verne, and claims of racism and anti-semitism. In the busy maritime port city and summers spent on the Loire River, Verne was exposed to the comings and goings of schooners and ships that sparked his imagination for travel and adventure.
After attending boarding school during which he started to write short stories and poetry, Verne settled in Paris to study law, as his father had done.
In Five Weeks in a Balloon or, Journeys and Discoveries in Africa by Three Englishmen was published to wide acclaim, the first of his "extraordinary adventures" series. His own adventures sailing to myriad ports in the British Isles, Portugal, the Netherlands, and the Mediterranean provided much fodder for his short stories and novels.
A Captain at Fifteen In Verne was elected councillor of Amiens, a position he served faithfully for the next fifteen years.
He also continued to travel and write and among his later publications are Eight Hundred Leagues on the AmazonRobur the ConquerorTicket No. After developing diabetes, Jules Verne died on 24 March He now rests in La Madeleine Cemetery in Amiens, Picardie, France, a massive marble statue of a man emerging from the earth reaching towards the sky adorning his grave.
It is this which has established his dominion, and this it is which justifies it, over all the world. Merriman for Jalic Inc. The above biography is copyrighted.
Do not republish it without permission.Jules Gabriel Verne (/ v ɜːr n /; French: [ʒyl vɛʁn]; 8 February – 24 March ) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright.. Jules Verne was born in the seaport of Nantes, he was trained to follow in his father's footsteps as a lawyer, but quit the profession early in life to write for magazines and the timberdesignmag.com collaboration with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel led to the Children: Michel Verne, 2 step-daughters.
The Literature of Jules Verne Around the World in 80 Days – was the focus text of this unit Around the World in Eighty Days: The Whole Story – an annotated version of the full unabridged text which shows illustrations for various ports, objects in the story.
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After a long and active career in literature, Jules Verne died at Amiens, France, in With an Introduction by Bear. EIL Jules Verne – Around the World in Eighty Days from the Introduction to Literature study guide (Excellence in Lit, English 1) by Janice Campbell.
William Butcher is probably the world's foremost scholarly authority on the life and literature of the French writer Jules Verne. Having written numerous articles and monographs on the life and literary output of the prodigious and often under-estimated and misunderstood French novelist, over many years, and having retranslated some of the best-known Verne novels such as 'Around the world in Reviews: 6.
() Translated by William Henry Giles Kingston Introduction: The present romance, the second in the Mysterious Island triad, was originally issued in Paris with the title of L'timberdesignmag.com Verne's list of stories already ran then to some twenty volumes—a number .