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Joseph Conrad in context

Author: Allan Simmons
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The biographical, historical, cultural and political contexts of Conrad's work in a series of short, accessible chapters.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph / 1857-1924 / Criticism and interpretation Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Simmons
ISBN: 9780521887922 0521887925
OCLC Number: 428776517
Description: xxxvi, 284 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports., facsims. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. Life and works --
Life / J.H. Stape --
Chronology of composition and publication / Katherine Isobel Baxter --
Language / Mary Morzinski ; Veronique Pauly --
Letters / Gene M. Moore --
Literary influences / Owen Knowles --
Biographies and memoirs / David Miller --
Portraits and illustrations / J.H. Stape --
Pt. II. Critical fortunes --
Critical responses : contemporary / Allan H. Simmons --
Critical responses : 1925-1950 / Owen Knowles --
Critical responses : 1950-1975 / Richard Niland --
Critical responses : 1975-2000 / Andrew Purssell --
Dramatic and other adaptations / Richard J. Hand --
Translations / Mario Curreli --
Pt. III. Historical and cultural context --
Africa / Allan H. Simmons --
Anarchism / M.S. Newton --
Disease and medicine / Martin Bock --
Eastern Europe / Addison Bross --
The Far East / J.H. Stape --
Fin de siècle / Laurence Davies --
The First World War / Richard Niland --
Intellectual movements / Richard Niland --
Literary movements / Robert Hampson --
Modernism / Michael Levenson --
Nationalism and empire / Allan H. Simmons --
Politics / Allan H. Simmons --
Popular culture / Stephen Donovan --
Publishing / Aaron Zacks --
Reading / Linda Dryden --
Religion / John Lester --
Science and technology / Matthew Rubery --
Sea / Robert Foulke --
Society / Amar Acheraïou.
Responsibility: edited by Allan H. Simmons.
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