Sub-genres of Adventure Literature
This is the “golden age” of the adventure genre, which has been broken down into several subspecies:
Colonial novels by J. Conrad (” Lord Jim “, ” Heart of Darkness “), R. Haggard (books about Allan Quatermain ), P. Loti , L. Bussenar , L. Jacolio , P. Benoit, and others.
Books on the Treasure Hunts (The Golden Beetle by Edgar Allan Poe , Treasure Island by RL Stevenson , The Mines of the King Solomon , by GR Haggard , The Diamond Stealers , by Louis Bussenard ).
The Sea Novel by G. Melville and F. Marrieta .
Novels about pirates : “ The Treasure Island ” by RL Stevenson, “ Pirates of the Gulf of Mexico ” by V. Riva Palacio , “Robbers of the Seas” by Louis Jacolio , “ Odyssey of Captain Blood ” by R. Sabatini , “The Elusive Corsair ( Fr. ) ” Paul d ‘Iwua .
Robinsonade – stories about uninhabited islands ( ” the Coral Island ” by R. The Ballantyne ) and ” Children of the Jungle ” ( Mowgli from “of The Jungle Book” by R. The the Kipling , Tarzan from the cycle of works by E. the Burroughs ).
The 16th – 18th centuries. (“The Captain Fracassus ” by Theophile Gautier , “The Scarlet Primrose ” by Emma Orzi , a cycle of novels about Chevalier de Pardayan ).
Novels Rouritan , the action of which takes place in modern, but fictional countries of Central Europe ( ” Prince Otto ” Stevenson, ” Captive Zenda ” E. Hope )
Novels about Indians ( TM M. Reed , G. Emar , Karl May, and others.)
Books about animals ( J. London , JO Curwood , E. Seton-Thompson , R. Kipling ).
Criminal sensation novels on the themes of murder, adultery , substitution of children, etc. (“ The Mystery of Edwin Drood ” by C. Dickens , “The Moonstone ” by W. Collins ).
Boulevard novels (products of Xavier de Montepene and Gaston Leroux , ” Petersburg Slums ” Sun. Krestovsky ).
Novels about superheroes ( Rocambol Ponson du Terrail ) and brilliant criminals ( Arsene Lupine Maurice Leblanc , Fantomas Marcel Allen and Pierre Souvestre , Fu Manchu Sachs Romer , Arthur Raffles ).
Spy novels (“ Kim ” by R. Kipling , “39 Steps” by J. Bucken , later – J. Fleming ‘s novels about James Bond ).
The occult novels of George Sand , Theophilus Gautier and Bulwer-Lytton ; Many horror stories are also imbued with mysticism ( Bram Stoker ).
The One of the will most popular the authors the who wrote in the adventure genre of, Jules Verne The , the laid-the Foundations of science ™ fiction Book , Although of He Created quite a FEW Traditional adventure novels ( ” Around the World in 80 The Days “, ” Children of Captain by Grant “). Arthur Conan Doyle , one of the founders of the detective genre , also wrote the story of the adventures of the Brigadier Gerard during the Napoleonic Wars .
Adventure novels, especially colonial, were in demand before Russia. Their translations were published shortly after their origin, In Soviet Russia , A. Green , V. Kaverin , A. Tolstoy , G. Adamov , A. Rybakov worked in the adventure genre . The Adventure Library series was published .
The middle of By the 20th century, detectives and classic fantasy adventure supplant novels from the mainstream of mass literature . Comic books with an adventure storyline ( Tintin , Corto Maltese , etc.) are widely used . Of contemporary adventure Examples literature include Dan Brown ‘s crypto-detective novels about Professor Langdon and Patrick O’Brien ‘ s sea novels about Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin .