Victorian quest romance : Stevenson, Haggard, Kipling, and Conan Doyle / Robert Fraser.

By: Fraser, RobertMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Writers and their worksPublication details: New Delhi : Atlantic Publishers and Distributors, 1998Edition: 1st edDescription: xvi, 408 p. : ill ; 25 cmISBN: 9788126913176 (pbk.)Subject(s): English poetry -- criticism | English poemDDC classification: 813.54 Summary: This book interprets the quest romances of R L Stevenson, Rider Haggard, Kipling and Conan Doyle in the light of Victoriandebates within the then nascent sciences of Anthropology and Archaeology. Starting with a discussion of the nature of romance, it goes on to interpret the encounters with lost or buried pasts. By describing encounters with remote places and times, so it argues, these authors were asking their readers disconcerting questions about humankind, and about their own culture's institutions and beliefs.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current library Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Books Books Independent University Bangladesh, Library.
General Stacks
Non-fiction 813.54 F841v 1998 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) 1 Available 019539
Total holds: 0

This book interprets the quest romances of R L Stevenson, Rider Haggard, Kipling and Conan Doyle in the light of Victoriandebates within the then nascent sciences of Anthropology and Archaeology. Starting with a discussion of the nature of romance, it goes on to interpret the encounters with lost or buried pasts. By describing encounters with remote places and times, so it argues, these authors were asking their readers disconcerting questions about humankind, and about their own culture's institutions and beliefs.

There are no comments on this title.

to post a comment.

 

Last Updated November 15 2020
Copyright © IUB Library
Independent University, Bangladesh.
Library Home | About Library | Services | FAQS | Contact