The Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad / Edition 1by J. H. Stape, J. H. Stape
Pub. Date: 06/27/1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad offers a wide-ranging introduction to the fiction of Joseph Conrad, one of the most influential novelists of the twentieth century. Leading Conrad scholars give an account of Conrad's life, provide detailed readings of his major works, and discuss his narrative techniques, his complex relationship with cultural developments of his time, his influence on later writers and artists, and recent developments in Conrad criticism. The volume, which is aimed at students and the general reader, also contains a chronology and guide to further reading.
Table of ContentsNotes on contributors; Preface; Chronology of Conrad's life; List of abbreviations; 1. Conrad's life Owen Knowles; 2. The short fiction Gail Fraser; 3. 'Heart of Darkness' Cedric Watts; 4. Lord Jim J. H. Stape; 5. Nostromo Eloise Knapp Hay; 6. The Secret Agent Jacques Berthoud; 7. Under Western Eyes Keith Carabine; 8. The late novels Robert Hampson; 9. Conradian narrative Jakob Lothe; 10. Conrad and imperialism Andrea White; 11. Conrad and Modernism Kenneth Graham; 12. Conrad's influence Gene M. Moore; Further reading; Index.
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