Annotated Critical Bibliography of Joseph Conrad

Annotated Critical Bibliography of Joseph Conrad

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This bibliography offers a survey of Conrad scholarship and criticism in English from about 1914 to 1990. It covers five main areas of material: primary texts; introductory studies; full-length criticisms and general essays; studies of individual works; and criticism devoted to particular aspects of Conrad's work. The book is a selective guide to the more important and substantial contributions to the field and as such is intended for undergraduates, research students and teachers rather than academic specialists. The book aims to reflect the wide range of critical approaches to Conrad's work. The author provides a critical guide to the sources and includes a number of works with which he takes issue.
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  • Hardback | 222 pages
  • 145 x 222mm | 416g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 0710812655
  • 9780710812650

Table of contents

Advice to the reader; abbreviations; principal modern editions; bibliographies and surveys of criticism; letters; biography and memoirs; reference and background works; principal general anthologies of criticism; introductory studies; full-length books, symposia and general perspectives; early fiction; "The Nigger of the 'Narcissus'"; "Heart of Darkness"; "Lord Jim"; "Nostromo"; "The Secret Agent"; "Under Western Eyes"; "Chance"; "Victory"; late novels; selected shorter fiction - "Youth", "Typhoon", "The Secret Sharer", "The Shadow-Line"; non-fictional prose; moral and philosophical perspectives; conrad's aesthetic; technique and rhetoric; language, style and discourse studies; Conrad and literary impressionism; comedy, satire and the grotesque; textual studies; Marlow the narrator; Conrad and the sea; religion and biblical allusion; Conrad and colonialism - more specialized studies; Conrad, women and feminist criticism; Conrad and the other arts; Conrad's Polish heritage; Conrad, Russia and the Russians; Conrad's French connections; Conrad's eastern world; Conrad and Ford; Conrad and other writers.
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