"This paper compares Rider Haggard’s use of this analogy in his novel Elissa or the Doom of Zimbabwe with other writers of his time who compared Britain to the Phoenicians. Haggard emerges as deeper, more wide-ranging and sophisticated in his use of the ‘Phoenician analogy’ than other writers who employed it."

John Coates, “Haggard’s Use of the Phoenician Analogy with Britain”, Cahiers victoriens et edouardiens [Online, 91 Printemps, 2020 released on June 1, 2020, accessed 31 December 2023. URL:; DOI: @bookstodon

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