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Mummy Love: H. Rider Haggard and Racial Archaeology

Patrick Brantlinger

in Taming Cannibals: Race and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450198
eISBN:
9780801462634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450198.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers the adventure stories of H. Rider Haggard, which helped set the pattern for fiction combining geographical with archaeological discovery. His three best-known novels—King ... More


William Morris and the Idea of Community: Romance, History and Propaganda, 1880-1914

Anna Vaninskaya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641499
eISBN:
9780748651672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641499.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The great polymath William Morris and his contemporaries and followers — from H. Rider Haggard to H. G. Wells — are the focus of this study, which draws upon a wide array of primary sources, from ... More


Matrix

Ronald Hutton

in The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207443
eISBN:
9780191677670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207443.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book has been devoted to identifying certain elements which were to be prominent in modern pagan witchcraft, and tracing their development over a period of one or two hundred years before it ... More


The Philosophy of Romance Form

Nathan K. Hensley

in Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792451
eISBN:
9780191834448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792451.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter locates the origins of the modern novel form in the sovereignty crises of the late Victorian state. The coterie of Andrew Lang, Rider Haggard, and R. L. Stevenson reconceived the ... More


Death cults in Gothic ‘Lost World’ fiction

John Cameron Hartley

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the ‘Lost World’ genre, a staple of late-Victorian popular fiction, exemplified by H. Rider Haggard’s stories featuring Allan Quatermain, and Ayesha, known as ... More


Southern by Degrees: Islands and Empires in the South Atlantic, the Indian Ocean, and the Subantarctic World

Isabel Hofmeyr

in The Global South Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

From the perspective of Anglophone literature, the South Atlantic has been something of a blank—in colonial maritime fiction, a prefatory space leading up to the Cape of Storms or on the journey ... More


Sex

Michael Ruse

in Darwinism as Religion: What Literature Tells Us about Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190241025
eISBN:
9780190241056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241025.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Christians and Darwinians obsess about sex. Darwin’s secondary mechanism of sexual selection was a gift to the novelists, who—from popular novelists like Edgar Rice Burroughs in his Tarzan series to ... More


Exodus in Red Heels

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

MathildeFoerster suedKertész for child support. Humiliated by the bad publicity, he held a grudge against Foerster. His latest child—a daughter, Sonja—was born to the actress Teresa DallaBona in ... More


Race and Class

Michael Ruse

in Darwinism as Religion: What Literature Tells Us about Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190241025
eISBN:
9780190241056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241025.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Christianity has much to say about race and class. So likewise does Darwinism. For both, a significant feature of their treatments is that they undermine conventional thinking, leaving us pondering ... More


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