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Essays on Conrad

Author: Ian P Watt
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2000.
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Watt's work, Conrad in the Nineteenth Century, was to have been followed by a volume addressing Conrad's later work, but the material for this second volume remained in essay form. It is these essays which form the nucleus of Essays on Conrad.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Watt, Ian P.
Essays on Conrad.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99056318
(OCoLC)42798214
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian P Watt
ISBN: 0511013744 9780511013744 0511118546 9780511118548 9780521783873 0521783879 9780521780070 0521780071 9780511485343 0511485344
OCLC Number: 50952526
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 214 pages)
Contents: Foreword: Frank Kermode --
Joseph Conrad: alienation and commitment --
Almayer's Folly: introduction --
Conrad criticism and The Nigger of the 'Narcissus' --
Conrad's Heart of Darkness and the critics --
Comedy and humour in Typhoon --
Political and social background of The Secret Agent --
The Secret Sharer: introduction --
Conrad, James and Chance --
Story and idea in The Shadow-Line --
The decline of the decline: notes on Conrad's reputation --
Around Conrad's grave --
'The Bridge over the River Kwai' as myth.
Responsibility: Ian Watt.
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