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Conrad: Nostromo (Landmarks of World Literature)

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Synopsis:

Conrad's great novel is a rich study not only of a typical South American country, but of the politics of any underdeveloped country, and for this reason it is permanently topical. Ian Watt addresses Conrad's concerns when writing the work, and provides an accessible introduction, taking account of background, history and politics, and reception and influence.

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Conrad's novel is a study not only of a typical South American country, but of the politics of any underdeveloped country, and so is permanently topical. This book looks at Conrad's concerns when writing the book, taking into account the background history and politics.

Synopsis:

This textbook series is ambitious in scope. It provides concise and lucid introductions to major works of world literature from classical antiquity to the twentieth century. It is not confined to any single literary tradition or genre, and will cumulatively form a substantial literary masterpieces.

Synopsis:

Ian Watt addresses Conrad's great novel by providing an accessible introduction analysing the background, history and politics.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; A Joseph Conrad chronology; A Nostromo chronology; Abbreviations; Map of Sulaco; 1. Origins and originals; 2. The novel's narrative technique; 3. Notes on the characters; 4. History and politics in Nostromo; 5. Conrad's traditions, reception, and influence.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521313650
Editor:
Stern, J. P.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Stern, J. P.
Author:
Stern, J. P.
Author:
Watt, Ian
Location:
Cambridge England ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Conrad, Joseph
Subject:
Revolutions in literature
Subject:
Sea stories, English
Subject:
Sailors in literature.
Subject:
Sea stories, English -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Conrad, Joseph, --1857-1924.--Nostromo
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Landmarks of World Literature
Series Volume:
87 (5)
Publication Date:
19881031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
7.72x4.98x.41 in. .32 lbs.

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Product details 120 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521313650 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Conrad's great novel is a rich study not only of a typical South American country, but of the politics of any underdeveloped country, and for this reason it is permanently topical. Ian Watt addresses Conrad's concerns when writing the work, and provides an accessible introduction, taking account of background, history and politics, and reception and influence.
"Synopsis" by , Conrad's novel is a study not only of a typical South American country, but of the politics of any underdeveloped country, and so is permanently topical. This book looks at Conrad's concerns when writing the book, taking into account the background history and politics.
"Synopsis" by , This textbook series is ambitious in scope. It provides concise and lucid introductions to major works of world literature from classical antiquity to the twentieth century. It is not confined to any single literary tradition or genre, and will cumulatively form a substantial literary masterpieces.
"Synopsis" by , Ian Watt addresses Conrad's great novel by providing an accessible introduction analysing the background, history and politics.
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