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By Nicholas Daly

Nicholas Daly explores the preferred fiction of the ''romance revival'' of the overdue Victorian and Edwardian years, concentrating on authors akin to Bram Stoker, H. Rider Haggard and Arthur Conan Doyle. Drawing on contemporary paintings in cultural experiences, Daly argues that those event narratives supplied a narrative of cultural swap at a time while Britain was once attempting to accommodate the ''new imperialism.'' The presence of a style akin to romance inside of modernism, he claims, may still strength a wondering of the standard contrast among excessive and pop culture.

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