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Joseph Conrad and the fiction of autobiography

Author: Edward W Said
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using the author's personal letters as a guide to understanding Joseph Conrad's fiction, this title draws a parallel between Conrad's view of his own life and the manner and form of his stories.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Said, Edward W.
Joseph Conrad and the fiction of autobiography.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)649144242
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward W Said
ISBN: 9780231140041 0231140045 9780231140058 0231140053 9780231511544 023151154X
OCLC Number: 156994654
Description: xxiv, 219 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part one: Conrad's letters --
The claims of individuality --
Character and the Knitting machine, 1896-1912 --
The claims of fiction, 1896-1912 --
Worlds at war, 1912-1918 --
The new order, 1918-1924 --
Part two: Conrad's shorter fiction --
The past and the present --
The craft of the present --
Truth, idea, and image --
The shadow line --
Chronology, 1889-1924 --
Letter to R.B. Cunninghame Graham, February 8, 1899.
Responsibility: Edward W. Said.
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"Said concentrates on what we may call Conrad's 'house of consciousness'- how that great mind perceived, what its internal complexities and contradictions were, how it turned the shapeless sufferings Read more...

 
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