Vernean adj.

of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the science fiction of Jules Verne

SF Criticism

  • 1883 Dial Jan. 207/1

    We have here a very notable book. It is not a work of science; nor is it a pure romance: it is science romanticized; it is Jules-Vernean.


Research requirements

antedating 1883

Earliest cite

in The Dial

Research History
Also in the form "Jules Vernean".

Bill Mullins submitted an 1883 cite for the form "Jules-Vernean" from The Dial.

Earliest cite in the OED: 1960.

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