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Conrad's Charlie Marlow : a new approach to "Heart of darkness" and Lord Jim

Author: Bernard J Paris
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Whereas Marlow has usually been discussed as a literary device who is of no special interest in himself, this study argues that Conrad portrays Marlow and his relationships with a psychological depth that is unsurpassed in literature. In "Youth," "Heart of Darkness," and Lord Jim, he is a continuously-evolving character whose thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are expressions of his personality and experience.  Read more...
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Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; Charlie Marlow; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard J Paris
ISBN: 1403969892 9781403969897
OCLC Number: 60419591
Description: x, 173 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Young Marlow --
The journey to the inner station --
Marlow and Kurtz --
Marlow the narrator --
Conrad's Jim --
Marlow's initial response to Jim --
Marlow becomes Jim's Ally --
Marlow's inner conflicts --
Jim as a mimetic character --
Marlow on Jim in Patusan --
Where does Conrad stand in Lord Jim?
Responsibility: Bernard J. Paris.
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