The invention of the West : Joseph Conrad and the double-mapping of Europe and Empire (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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The invention of the West : Joseph Conrad and the double-mapping of Europe and Empire

Author: Christopher Lloyd GoGwilt
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Univ. Press, [1998]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study shows how the contemporary commonplace idea of "the West" emerged around the turn of the century from the combined and related phenomena of European imperial expansion and a crisis of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Lloyd GoGwilt
ISBN: 0804724016 9780804724012 0804731594 9780804731591
OCLC Number: 245762009
Reproduction Notes: [Nachdr.].
Description: viii, 280 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction; Part I. Inventing the West: 1. The rhetorical invention of the West; 2. The charm of empire: 'Karain: a memory'; Part II. The Map of empire: 3. Rescue work: Conrad's Malay archipelago; 4. Lord Jim: discriminating names; Part III. The Map of Europe: 5. Writing and geography: A Personal Record and Heart of Darkness; 6. Sclavonism, the spoils of literature: A Personal Record and Under Western Eyes; Part IV. Plotting the West: 7. Subversive plots: from Under Western Eyes to The Secret Agent; 8. The Occidental Republic: Nostromo; Epilogue: a brief genealogy of the West; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Christopher GoGwilt.

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