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Conrad's Western world.

Author: Norman Sherry
Publisher: Cambridge [England] University Press, 1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Professor Sherry provides an interesting blend of biographical reconstruction and investigation into the originals of the main incidents and characters - Kurtz, Nostromo, Verloc and many of the minor  Read more...

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Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Sherry
ISBN: 0521079721 9780521079723 0521298083 9780521298087
OCLC Number: 135019
Description: xiv, 455 pages illustrations, facsimile, maps, plan, portraits 23 cm
Contents: Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. Heart of Darkness: 1. The fascination of Africa; 2. The death of Freiesleben; 3. Bordeaux to Boma; 4. The company station - Matadi; 5. Matadi to Kinchassa - the central station; 6. Kinchassa to Stanley Falls; 7. Stanley Falls - the heart of darkness; 8. Klein; 9. The journey down-river; 10. Kurtz; 11. Henry Morton Stanley - the Yawl Nellie; 12. 'An Outpost of Progress'; Part II. Nostromo: 13. 'Gaspar Ruiz'; 14. The garibaldino; 15. Nostromo and Decoud; 16. Sir John and 'Material Interests'; 17. Dr Monygham and Don Jose Avellanos; 18. Costaguana and Sulaco; Part III. The Secret Agent: 19. 'The Informer'; 20. 'An Anarchist'; 21. The bomb outrage; 22. The anarchists; 23. Karl Yundt; 24. Michaelis; 25. The professor; 26. Law and order: Sir Ethelred and the Home Secretary; 27. The assistant commissioner; 28. Chief Inspector Heat; 29. Verloc; 30. A. P. Krieger - a speculation; 31. Conclusion; Appendices; Notes, Index.
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