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Department
English
Course
ENGA11H3
Professor
Alexandra Flynn
Semester
Winter

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ENGA11H3 WEEK 8/9 PART 2 Haggard, king Solomon’s mines  188’s New romance o Adventure fiction o Imperial romance o Lost –world romance  Gothic revival  Detective fiction  Scientific romance  Mass – market phenomenon :  Claims made for the romance as a genre  More truthful about the human condition that realism: andrew lang: o Lang admire aspect of realism, generally showing ppl  Narrative pleasure  Romance champions agency vs. naturalism and determinism o Adventure – chance – agency o We must take our chance o There is no journey upon this earth that a man … ready to keep it or lose it as providence may order o 53. Response to quatimse saying:  Quest romance is about action ; body not mind o Muscles not morals: “ o What are the ethics of whatever course of action this person is taking : romance not interest  Romance is the genere of healthy British masculinity o Over civilizatioin threatens degerations o Enverbates the body politiv ( ct. Tennyson) o American realist heroes : “ esmascu
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