Lust and Dust: Desert Fabula in Romances and Media

Publication year
1997
Journal
Para.doxa: Studies in World Literary Genres
Volume
3.1-2
Pages
184-194
Comment

The authors "look at the period before 1919 in order to clarify the origin of E. M. Hull's story" (186). Figures discussed include Jane Digby and Mary Kingsley and the authors stress "the voyage itself as an important motif within the romance narrative" (189).