Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad

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This largely chronological study of Conrad's major works is aimed at introducing the reader to the main characteristics and difficulties of Conrad's writing. Knowles discusses Conrad's 'tri-lingual imagination' and its relation to his struggles with the English language and writing for an English audience; the survey also analyses Conrad's unusual modes of narrative revelation, the hybrid genres of his different works, his persistent questioning of the bases of moral conduct, and finally the highly-wrought rhetoric of his art.
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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 210 x 297mm
  • United Kingdom
  • 0333446895
  • 9780333446898

Table of contents

Introduction - Biographical Survey - Survey of Early Works - Heart of Darkness - Lord Jim - Nostromo - The Secret Agent - Under Western Eyes - Selected Sea Stories - Conclusion
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