A Study of the Hollow Earth

Exploring forgotten realms of literature


Here is an on-line bibliography, and links to other great resources and blogs.

The works of, and about, John C. Symmes, Jr.: http://olivercowdery.com/texts/1818symm.htm

Chronicling America, Historic American Newspapers, including articles and reviews about the hollow earth and related literature: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

Current Research in Speculative Fiction, an annual conference at the University of Liverpool for graduate students researching science fiction, fantasy, and horror: http://currentresearchinspeculativefiction.blogspot.co.uk/

Symzonia, Voyage of Discoveryhttp://www.sacred-texts.com/earth/sym/index.htm

‘Hollow Earth Fiction’ by Cynthia Ward, a great article with a good bibliography: http://www.irosf.com/q/zine/article/10460

‘Lost Race Checklist: The Lost Race Theme in Adventure Fiction’ lists a lot of 19th and 20th century fictions, which includes a lot of hollow earth fictions: http://www.violetbooks.com/lostrace-check1.html

‘Hollow Earth Theories: A List of References’ from the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/SciRefGuides/hollowearth.html

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction has information on just about every hollow earth author and novel ever written: http://www.sf-encyclopedia.com/

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