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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 176–197.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Minds: Narrative Modes for Presenting Consciousness in Fiction . Princeton: Princeton UP, 1978 . Collins , Wilkie . The Woman in White . Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974 . Conrad , Joseph . “Certain Aspects of the Admirable Inquiry Into the Loss of the Titanic.” The English Review 11...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 60–78.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Robert Volpicelli Abstract Joseph Conrad and James Joyce share an interest in the aesthetic qualities of bad eyesight. Drawing on recent disability theory, this essay shows how Conrad and Joyce make use of disabled or “low” vision to initiate what I call weak narration, the tendency to prioritize...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 219–239.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Seo Hee Im Abstract “The Ghost in the Account Book” claims that the imperial fiction of Joseph Conrad and William Faulkner rejects accounting as a totalizing logic and, by extension, questions the English novel's complicity in propagating faith in that false logic. Accounting, which had remained...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 389–409.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Christopher McGowan Abstract This article considers Joseph Conrad's Nostromo and D. H. Lawrence's Women in Love as modernist reworkings of the industrial novels of the mid‐nineteenth century, such as Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton and Charles Dickens's Hard Times. Conrad and Lawrence, the article...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 326–351.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Difference . Princeton: Princeton UP, 2000 . 27 –46. Conrad , Joseph . Youth, Heart of Darkness, The End of the Tether . 1899. Ed. Robert Kimbrough. New York: Oxford UP, 1984 . Conrad , Joseph . An Outcast of the Islands . 1896. New York: Oxford UP, 1992 . Conrad , Joseph...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Robert Higney This essay examines the relationship between character and institution in Conrad's Nostromo . It argues that Nostromo undoes the Victorian impulse to reconcile the individual and the social world in the conventions of the bildungsroman and the adoption and modification of those...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 409–432.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Nidesh Lawtoo In the wake of Chinua Achebe's critique of Conrad as a “thoroughgoing racist,” much has been said about race in Heart of Darkness ; and yet, so far, the anthropological meaning of the rituals Conrad describes has tended to remain unexplored. “A Picture of Europe” reopens the race...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 424–443.
Published: 01 November 2011
... exhibitions, two of modernism's best-known ironists, Joseph Conrad and E. M. Forster, discovered that attending to the gaze these visual contact zones solicit—a detached scientific gaze that does not empathize with who or what one looks upon but instead encourages exhibition visitors to imagine themselves...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 323–343.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Paul Stasi This essay takes up the relationship between modernism and postcolonialism through a comparison of Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim and Amitav Ghosh's Sea of Poppies . What Conrad understands as a crisis in narrative form is, I argue, a function of his understanding of history as the absolute...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 196–209.
Published: 01 August 2014
... to organize the shower of atoms in the form of fiction with a beginning, a middle, and an end? Flaubert and Conrad had sorted out the problem by making a compromise between the truth of the interpenetration of sensory microevents and the “lie” of the plot. Through examples borrowed from Mrs. Dalloway...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 268–291.
Published: 01 August 2011
... between modernism and spiritualism/occultism. The article takes Joseph Conrad's The Nigger of the “Narcissus” as a symptomatic instance of this dynamic, since it is perhaps the key transitional work from nineteenth-century realist aesthetics to modernist experiment in England. The article reveals...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 337–360.
Published: 01 November 2006
...MICHAEL SAYEAU Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Works Cited Achebe , Chinua . “An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.” Heart of Darkness . Ed. Paul B. Armstrong New York: Norton, 2006 . 336 –49. Adorno , Theodor W. Aesthetic Theory . Trans. Robert...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Aarthi Vadde GOGWILT CHRISTOPHER , The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2011 ), pp. 352 , cloth, $49.95 . © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press The Re-Return to Philology...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 374–397.
Published: 01 November 2003
...SCOTT A. COHEN Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Works Cited Anderson , Benedict . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . London: Verso, 1983 . Baines , Jocelyn . Joseph Conrad: A Critical Biography . New York: McGraw-Hill, 1960...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 503–507.
Published: 01 November 2021
... working in concert in Napolin's project. In what should go down as one of the most engrossing and intensive close readings in recent memory, she founds the first third of her study on the opening line of Joseph Conrad's Almayer's Folly (1895). “Kaspar! Markan!”: The first word is a name, the second...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 166–170.
Published: 01 May 2016
...” identifies imitative behavior as the motor-force of subject formation. Tracking this concept across philosophical and literary archives, Lawtoo devotes single-author chapters to Friedrich Nietzsche and Georges Bataille as well novelists Joseph Conrad and D. H. Lawrence, reading for moments of crisis...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 363–366.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... To illustrate the working praxis of what he calls "the modernist professional class," Marx chooses a writer whose shadow has long loomed large for postcolonial novelists and critical theorists: Joseph Conrad. His treatment of Conrad is innovative, and the approach is that of an elaborately perceptive...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 379–403.
Published: 01 November 2021
... is more, the world itself might change dramatically in the meantime. In “The Future of the Novel,” Henry James, whose fiction provides my primary case study, declared that the task of fiction is to “move a step in advance of its farthest follower.” 8 Joseph Conrad imagined himself as an artist speaking...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 374–377.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Abdul Kadir, and Joseph Conrad has a literary focus. The fact that Smith's WElHSlN GUI I GLOBAL, INTERRUPTED The Wealth of Nations is the only major work of political economy discussed here does not, in my estimation, make Krishnan's overall argument less complex...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 529–532.
Published: 01 November 2018
... as opposed to the heroic capacity for willed action. Conrad shares the late nineteenth-century philosophical skepticism as to universal truths. Thus for him, the authority of plot is weakened. Conrad's stories, Rancière argues, arise from a mistaken assumption, illusion, or belief. The skepticism...