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Nevitt, Barrington

Entry updated 25 March 2019. Tagged: Author.

(1908-1995) Canadian engineer, broadcaster and author, who began his career as a radio operator with the Canadian Marconi Company in 1928-1929; he was associated for many years with Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), with whom he collaborated and about whom he wrote Who Was Marshall McLuhan?: Exploring a Mosaic of Impressions (1995) with Maurice McLuhan. Of sf interest is Captain Gulliver's Interplanetary Travels (1986) with Maurice Hecht, which recasts the original (see Jonathan Swift) as an interplanetary Fantastic Voyage. [JC]

see also: Gulliver.

Henry James Barrington Nevitt

born St Catherines, Ontario: 1 June 1908

died 1995

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