Essays on Conrad

Essays on Conrad

by Ian Watt
     
 

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Ian Watt (1917-1999) has long been acknowledged as one of the finest of postwar literary critics, and among the most learned of those writing about the work of Joseph Conrad. Essays on Conrad is a collection of Watt's most characteristic essays on Conrad's work. Watt's own philosophy, as well as his insight into Conrad's work, was shaped by his experiences as a…  See more details below

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Ian Watt (1917-1999) has long been acknowledged as one of the finest of postwar literary critics, and among the most learned of those writing about the work of Joseph Conrad. Essays on Conrad is a collection of Watt's most characteristic essays on Conrad's work. Watt's own philosophy, as well as his insight into Conrad's work, was shaped by his experiences as a prisoner of war on the River Kwai. His moving account of these experiences completes this essential collection of Watt essays.

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"upper-division undergraduates through scholars will delight in these cool, clean meditations on the enigmatic Conradas work." Choice

"Watt demonstrated the insightfulness and originality, critical balance and comprehensiveness of scope scholars...it is nevertheless useful to have the essay collected." English Literature in Transition 2002

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ISBN-13:
9780521783873
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2015
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

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