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Author Fraser, Robert, 1947- author

Title Victorian Quest Romance : Stevenson, Haggard, Kipling and Conan Doyle / Robert Fraser
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Oxford University Press USA : Liverpool University Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Writers and their work
Writers and their work.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Abbreviations; 1 The Quest; 2 'The catawampus of Romance'; 3 Beyond the Lighthouse: Stevenson's Treasure Island; 4 Rider Haggard's African Romances; 5 Rudyard Kipling and the Wolves; 6 Arthur Conan Doyle and the 'Missing Link'; 7 'You write the history of the world'; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary This book views the Victorian quest romance genre in the light of debates within the then nascent sciences of Anthropology and Archaeology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF file page (EBSCO, viewed September 25, 2018)
Subject Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. Treasure Island.
Adventure stories, English -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Quests (Expeditions) in literature.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Treasure Island (Imaginary place)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1786946459 (electronic bk.)
9781786946454 (electronic bk.)