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Ian Duncan is Barbara and Carlisle Moore Professor of English at the University of Oregon.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his series of novels and short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes. He also wrote historical fiction (The White Company, 1891; Sir Nigel, 1906) and scientific romances featuring Professor Challenger, of which The Lost World is the first.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Challenger, Professor (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
South America -- Fiction.
Prehistoric peoples -- Fiction.
Dinosaurs -- Fiction.