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Essays on Conrad


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Juli 2000

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Landmark collection of Ian Watt's essays on Joseph Conrad.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Foreword: Frank Kermode; 1. Joseph Conrad: alienation and commitment; 2. Almayer's Folly: introduction; 3. Conrad criticism and The Nigger of the 'Narcissus'; 4. Conrad's Heart of Darkness and the critics; 5. Comedy and humour in Typhoon; 6. Political and social background of The Secret Agent; 7. The Secret Sharer: introduction; 8. Conrad, James and Chance; 9. Story and idea in The Shadow-Line; 10. The decline of the decline: notes on Conrad's reputation; 11. Around Conrad's grave; 12. 'The Bridge over the River Kwai' as myth.

Pressestimmen

"upper-division undergraduates through scholars will delight in these cool, clean meditations on the enigmatic Conradas work." Choice "Watt demonstrated the insightfulness and originality, critical balance and comprehensiveness of scope scholars...it is nevertheless useful to have the essay collected." English Literature in Transition 2002
EAN: 9780521780070
ISBN: 0521780071
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2000
Format: gebunden
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