For his literary contributions and his government service, Haggard was knighted in Several of Haggard's novels have been filmed.
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Rider Haggard. Rider Haggard Pratonton terhad - His prose was sometimes overblown, but he was a gifted storyteller with a powerful imagination and the ability to create memorable heroic figures, like the Zulu Umslopogaas, whose early life is the subject of the remarkable Nada the Lily Umslopogaas appears also in Haggard's principal sequence, the novels about white hunter Allan Quatermain which gave Africa to the world as a great adventure and romantic haven in the mind's eye, and to which he added sequels and prequels throughout his career.
Not all these books could be described as Science Fantasy , but all project that sense of desiderium — the longing for that which may never have existed, but which now seems poignantly lost — that lies at the heart of true science fantasy; and those titles written late in Haggard's career — like The Ancient Allan , a tale of love-death set in Egypt — confusedly adhere to outmoded political values see above , while at the same time they express their author's potent but submerged sexuality in venues so remote that a suppressed libidinousness can become, occasionally, almost explicit.
But Allan and the Ice Gods , which generally conforms to this description, interestingly sends Quatermain thrown back in time by means of a Drug where he inhabits the body of a paleolithic man through a process of Identity Transfer see also Prehistoric SF ; his attempts to Uplift his new people force upon him an awareness of the decrepitude of modern civilization, and he desists.
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It is, however, in the Ayesha sequence that Haggard's Victorian libido found easiest release from the chains of the present. We will only approve comments that are directly related to the article, use appropriate language and are not attacking the comments of others. Message please, no HTML tags. Web addresses will be hyperlinked :.