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Space, Conrad, and modernity

Author: Con Coroneos
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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Recent literary and cultural criticism is preoccupied with space. Coroneos uses the work of Joseph Conrad to unravel aspects of spatial thought from the geopolitical idea of 'closed space' in the  Read more...

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Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Ferdinand de Saussure; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Con Coroneos
ISBN: 019818736X 9780198187363
OCLC Number: 48083920
Description: viii, 199 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Such a cruel knowledge --
Millenarian geography --
The view from everywhere --
Heartless modernism --
Enucleation: the secret agent --
Anarchist geography --
Eagleton and espionage --
The idiom of idiom neutral --Kreemo, Blaxo, Nostromo --
Authentic creole --
Before Babel --
Mystical criticism --
Modernism and the seance --
'Russianness' --
The cult of heart of darkness --
The night-time Saussure --
Why Bergson laughs --
Geometrophilia --
Somnambulism --
The bathos --
Do the police have dreams? --
The third man and dead space --
Shadow -lines --
Foucault and critique noire --
Conclusion.
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