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Hampson, Robert

Overview
Works: 80 works in 305 publications in 2 languages and 4,585 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sea stories  Biography  History  Adventure stories  Diaries  War stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Performer, Author of introduction, pre, Contributor
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
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Publications about Robert Hampson
Publications by Robert Hampson
Most widely held works by Robert Hampson
Heart of darkness : with the Congo diary by Joseph Conrad( Book )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
A group of white men journeys up the Congo River to invade the jungles of the Belgian Congo, in an effort to rob the natives of their irovy
Lord Jim : an authoritative text ... by Joseph Conrad( Book )
27 editions published between 1949 and 2000 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
The eponymous Jim is a young, good-looking, genial, and naive water-clerk on the Patna, a cargo ship plying Asian waters. He is, we are told, "the kind of fellow you would, on the strength of his looks, leave in charge of the deck." He also harbors romantic fantasies of adventure and heroism--which are promptly scuttled one night when the ship collides with an obstacle and begins to sink. Acting on impulse, Jim jumps overboard and lands in a lifeboat, which happens to be bearing the unscrupulous captain and his cohorts away from the disaster. The Patna, however, manages to stay afloat. The foundering vessel is towed into port--and since the officers have strategically vanished, Jim is left to stand trial for abandoning the ship and its 800 passengers
Joseph Conrad : betrayal and identity by Robert Hampson( Book )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Through attention to incidents of betrayal and self-betrayal in his fiction, this book traces the development of Conrad's conception of identity through the three phases of his career: the self in isolation, the self in society and the sexualized self. It shows how the early fiction negotiates the opposed dangers of the self-ideal and the surrender to passion; how the middle fiction tests the ideal code psychologically and ideologically; and how the late fiction probes sexuality and morbid psychology. It challenges the conventional construction of Conrad's career in terms of 'achievement and decline', and makes illuminating use of Laingian psychology
New British poetries : the scope of the possible ( Book )
13 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Cross-cultural encounters in Joseph Conrad's Malay fiction by Robert Hampson( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
"The volume focuses on cross-cultural encounters, cultural identity and cultural dislocation in this fiction, paying particular attention to issues of 'race' and gender. It also situates Conrad's writings about Malaysia in relation to earlier English accounts of the archipelago. It considers work by Mundy, Keppel, Wallace and Clifford, which Conrad had read, as well as exploring the discursive formation within which that work was produced. At the same time, it also indicates something of the region's history of cross-cultural encounters." "The book draws on new historicism, as well as postcolonial and postmodern theory, to explore the central problem that Conrad addressed in his fiction: how to represent another culture."--Jacket
Conrad's secrets by Robert Hampson( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
This text explores a range of knowledges which would have been familiar to Conrad and his original readers. Drawing on research into trade, policing, sexual and financial scandals, changing theories of trauma and contemporary war-crimes, it provides contexts for Conrad's fictions and produces original readings of his work
King Solomon's mines by H. Rider Haggard( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
"On board a ship bound for Natal, adventurer Allan Quatermain meets Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John Good. His new friends have set out to find Sir Henry's younger brother, who vanished while seeking King Solomon's legendary diamond mines in the African interior. By strange chance, Quatermain has a map to the mines, drawn in blood, and agrees to join the others on their perilous journey. The travellers face many dangers on their quest - the baking desert heat, the hostile lost tribe they discover and the evil 'wise woman' who holds the secret of the diamond mines."--Jacket
Frank O'Hara now : new essays on the New York poet ( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
"Frank O'Hara's writing is central to any consideration of twentieth-century American poetry. This collection of essays, the first to be dedicated to O'Hara in nearly two decades, asks why O'Hara remains so important to twenty-first-century readers and writers of poetry. The book is transatlantic in tone, combining American scholarship with a wide sampling of British writers. For many, O'Hara's distinctive appeal depends on his witty depictions of urban experience, his relationship to the painters of Abstract Expressionism and the exhilarating immediacy of his poetic voice. Yet these chatty and approachable qualities coexist with testing engagement with currents in European and American modernism. Frank O'Hara Now offers a comprehensive picture of the poet, presenting, the conversational insouciance of the writing alongside it more intransigent features." -- Publisher's description
Ford Madox Ford's modernity ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Heart of darkness : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Joseph Conrad( Book )
25 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 166 libraries worldwide
A group of white men journeys up the Congo River to invade the jungles of the Belgian Congo, in an effort to rob the natives of their ivory
Ford Madox Ford : a reappraisal ( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Victory by Joseph Conrad( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Axel Heyst, a dreamer and a restless drifter, believes he can avoid suffering by cutting himself off from others. Then he becomes involved in the operation of a coal company on a remote island in the Malay Archipelago, and when it fails he turns his back on humanity once more. But his life alters when he rescues a young English girl, Lena, from Zangiacomo's Ladies' Orchestra and the evil innkeeper Schomberg, taking her to his island retreat. The affair between Heyst and Lena begins with her release, but the relationship shifts as Lena struggles to save Heyst from the detachment and isolation that have inhibited and influenced his life. Marked by a violent and tragic conclusion, Victory is both a tale of rescue and adventure and a perceptive study of a complex relationship and of the power of love
Something of myself : for my friends known and unknown by Rudyard Kipling( Book )
15 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Conrad and theory ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Assembled fugitives : selected poems 1973-1998 by Robert Hampson( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 libraries worldwide
A feast of friends by Robert Hampson( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Clasp : late-modernist poetry in London in the 1970s ( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Les revenants by Mogwai (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Parade's end by Ford Madox Ford( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
<Em>Parade's End</em> is Ford's major achievement as a novelist. Christopher Tietjens' life is shattered by his wife's infidelities and overturned by the mud, blood and destruction of the First World War
 
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Alternative Names
Hampson, R. G.
Hampson, R. G. 1948-
Hampson, R. G. (Robert Gavin)
Hampson, Robert.
Hampson, Robert Gavin 1948-
Languages
English (196)
Italian (3)
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