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Empire and pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

Author: Agata Szczeszak-Brewer
Publisher: Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, ©2011.
Series: Florida James Joyce series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce offers a fresh look at these two modernist writers, revealing how their rejection of organized religion and the colonial presence in their native countries allowed them to destabilize traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual freedom in their texts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Szczeszak-Brewer, Agata.
Empire and pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce.
Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, ©2011
(DLC) 2010020782
(OCoLC)567162448
Named Person: James Joyce; Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad; James Joyce
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Agata Szczeszak-Brewer
ISBN: 9780813036625 0813036623 9780813038933 0813038936
OCLC Number: 697182321
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 201 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Cosmogony and colonialism: charting non-places --
False gods of imperialism in Conrad --
"A free lay church in a free lay state": from the cosmogonic discourse to sacred secularism in Joyce's imagined community --
Tenuous itineraries --
"Circles, circles, circles": Conrad's pilgrimage --
Teleology without a telos: constitutive absence in Joyce's pilgrimage.
Series Title: Florida James Joyce series.
Responsibility: Agata Szczeszak-Brewer ; foreword by Sebastian D.G. Knowles.

Abstract:

Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce offers a fresh look at these two modernist writers, revealing how their rejection of organized religion and the colonial presence in their native countries allowed them to destabilize traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual freedom in their texts.

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