Oceania and the Victorian Imagination: Where All Things Are Possible
Richard D. Fulton ’75 PhD and Peter H. Hoffenberg
Ashgate Publishing Company, 2013
Devotees of Victorian-era writers like Robert Louis Stevenson, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, and Joseph Conrad may well recognize the current of interest in Oceania, or the South Pacific, that runs through their stories.
During that period, from the 1830s to 1901, tales, photographs, travel books, and essays all fed and informed the … » More …