Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness, The Secret Agent and Nostromo

Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness, The Secret Agent and Nostromo

by E. Jordan (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333601709
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 01/01/1996
Series: New Casebooks
Edition description: 1996
Pages: 227
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- General Editors' Preface.- Introduction: Reading Conrad; E.Jordan.- Ideological Perspectives: Kurtz and the Fate of Victorian Progress; I.Watt.- The Exclusion of the Intended from Secret Sharing; N.Pelikan Straus.- An Unreadable Report: Conrad's Heart of Darkness; P.Brooks.- The Discoursing Heart: Conrad's Heart of Darkness; C.L.Miller.- The Novel as Beginning Intention: Nostromo; E.W.Said.- Romance and Reification: Plot Construction and Ideological Closure in Nostromo; F.Jameson.- Nostromo and the Failure of Myth; D.Erdinast-Vulcan.- A Play of Signs: Nostromo; J.Reilly.- Form, Ideology and The Secret Agent; T.Eagleton.- The Fragmentation of Sympathy in The Secret Agent; A.Fogel.- The Woman in Black: Unravelling Race and Gender in The Secret Agent; R.Stott.- Further Reading.- Notes on Contributors.- Index.

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