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

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The author collects his previously published essays (between 1992 and 2003) on adventure fiction as a genre and narrative motif. He explores various themes in Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Black Arrow: A Tale of Two Roses, Rafael Sabatini’s Captain Blood: His Odyssey and Scaramouche, Robert Montgomery Bird’s Nick of the Woods, Baroness Orczy’s The Scarlet Pimpernel, C.J. Cutcliffe Hyne’s The Lost Continent: The Story of Atlantis, Anthony Hope’s The Prisoner of Zenda, Edwin L. Arnold’s Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation, A.E.W. Mason’s The Four Feathers, Robert E. Howard’s “The Treasures of Tartary,” Elizabeth Peters’ The Last Camel Died at Noon, P.C. Wren’s Beau Geste, Ian Fleming’s From Russia, with Love, and Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World and Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 175
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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