Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad

by Allan H. Simmons
     
 

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Joseph Conrad is one of the great figures in the tradition of the English novel. This book provides a critically-informed introduction to Conrad and his work, placing him in his political, social, and literary context, and examining his relationship to Modernism, England and Empire. It covers the range of Conrad's fiction, from the early Malay novels, through such

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Overview

Joseph Conrad is one of the great figures in the tradition of the English novel. This book provides a critically-informed introduction to Conrad and his work, placing him in his political, social, and literary context, and examining his relationship to Modernism, England and Empire. It covers the range of Conrad's fiction, from the early Malay novels, through such key works as Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, Nostromo, The Secret Agent, and Under Western Eyes, to his later novels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403937094
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/14/2006
Series:
Critical Issues Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

Meet the Author

ALLAN H. SIMMONS is Reader in English Literature at St. Mary's College, University of Surrey. He has published widely on Joseph Conrad and is General Editor of the journal, The Conradian, and Treasurer of the Joseph Conrad Society (UK).

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