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Perilous Escapades : Dimensions of Popular Adventure Fiction - by Gary Hoppenstand (Paperback)

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? Adventure fiction is one of the easiest narrative forms to recognize but one of the hardest to define because of its overlap with many other genres. This collection of essays attempts to characterize adventure fiction through the exploration of key elements—such as larger-than-life characters and imperialistic ideas—in the genre’s 19th- and 20th-century British and American works like The Scarlet Pimpernel by Orczy and Captain Blood by Sabatini. The author explores the cultural and literary impact of such works, presenting forgotten classics in a new light.
Number of Pages: 175.0
Genre: Literary Criticism
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Gary Hoppenstand
Language: English
Street Date: March 29, 2018
TCIN: 53300395
UPC: 9781476670553
Item Number (DPCI): 248-60-4286

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