The Socio-cosmological Dystopia in The Time Machine

Abstract

The present study discusses Wells's The Time Machine (1895) as a major work of dystopian fiction. It looks at the work from sociological and cosmological views. It tries to point out the different manifestation of dystopia in the future society. Besides, it searches for the reasons that bring about dystopia on earth and tries to find how mankind can avoid the final disaster awaiting man. It proves that it is a deep analysis of the dark destiny awaiting earth in general and humanity in particular in the future. Due to its intellectual richness, it can be approached from different directions.