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Joseph Conrad (Bloom's Modern Critical Views)


Joseph Conrad's novels and short stories explore the nature of narrative, reality, and competing notions of truth. This new volume offers a new selection of contemporary critical commentary on the author of such classic works as "Lord Jim", "Nostromo", and "Heart of Darkness". This new edition also contains an introduction penned by literary scholar Harold Bloom, a bibliography, a chronology of the author's life, and an index for reference.


Conrad : satire and fiction / Martin Price --
The secret agent : the irony of home truths / Anthony Winner --
"Heart of darkness" : visionary skepticism / Mark A. Wollaeger --
Conrad and the myth of the monstrous town / Cedric Watts --
Subversive plots : from Under western eyes to The secret agent / Christopher GoGwilt --
Absence and presence in Victory / Robert Hampson --
Anti-heroics and epic failures : the case of Nostromo / Terry Collits --
"Material interests" : Conrad's Nostromo as a critique of global capitalism / J. Hillis Miller --
"There will be fighting" : insurgency and postcoloniality in Almayer's folly and An outcast of the islands / Tom Henthorne

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