Conrad and Women

Conrad and Women

by Susan Jones
     
 

This book challenges the traditional image of Joseph Conrad as writer of the sea, a man in a man's world. It re-establishes the importance of significant women in his life, and his engagement with women's writing. Rethinking received views of Conrad as a modernist writer, it also explores the experimentation of his later, less familiar works, first published in the

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This book challenges the traditional image of Joseph Conrad as writer of the sea, a man in a man's world. It re-establishes the importance of significant women in his life, and his engagement with women's writing. Rethinking received views of Conrad as a modernist writer, it also explores the experimentation of his later, less familiar works, first published in the women's pages of popular journals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198184485
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Series:
Oxford English Monographs Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1660L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Editorial Note
Introduction
1. Conrad, Women, and the Critics
2. Woman as Hero: Conrad and the Polish Romantic Tradition
3. Conrad and Marguerite Poradowska
4. Chance: 'a fine adventure'
5. The Three Texts of Chance
6. Marketing for Women Readers
7. Visuality and Gender in Late Conrad
8. Suspense and the Novel of Sensation
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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