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Conrad and history

Author: Richard Niland
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford English monographs
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book analyses the relationship between Conrad's work and three major subjects: the philosophy of history, nationalism (in Europe and Latin America), and Conrad's interest in French Romanticism  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Niland
ISBN: 9780199580347 0199580340
OCLC Number: 717274723
Description: 225 p.
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ; ABBREVIATIONS ; ILLUSTRATIONS ; INTRODUCTION ; 1. Conrad and the Philosophy of History: Youth, Poland, and the Romantic Past ; 2. Narrative and History: Tales of Unrest to Lord Jim ; 3. History and Nation: Nostromo, The Secret Agent, and Under Western Eyes ; 4. The World of Yesterday: Conrad, European History, and Napoleonic Legend ; CONCLUSION ; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Series Title: Oxford English monographs
Responsibility: Richard Niland.
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A useful contribution to Conrad studies. * English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920 * excellent ... Niland has written a book whose fresh terms and engaging vantage and voice are genuinely his Read more...

 
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