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Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness is clearly a work of prose fiction, and it is also somewhat autobiographical, as pointed out by the previous answerer. It should be noted that the language of Heart of Darkness is...

Latest answer posted January 13, 2010 11:32 pm UTC

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Joseph Conrad

In Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Kurtz is at the Inner Station; the only way they know that he is still alive (because he has stopped corresponding) is because he continues to be enormously...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2011 5:00 am UTC

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Joseph Conrad

I think you are asking whether, in the field of international literature, there is a difference between English and British. Of course, Britain is an “empire” consisting of several countries, one...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2013 4:21 pm UTC

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Joseph Conrad

You could start out with Conrad's biographies from his own mouth. There is "A Personal Record" by Conrad, and many of his letters have been published in volumes. Zdzislaw Najder is a great Conrad...

Latest answer posted December 8, 2008 2:06 am UTC

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Joseph Conrad

Modernism loosely coincided with a widespread movement toward commercialism, a new kind of nationalism and the end of imperialism world-wide (due to its replacement by a global capitalist system)....

Latest answer posted March 3, 2013 6:20 pm UTC

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Joseph Conrad

Since the topic is wide open, I think you need to be ready for a variety of approaches to it. One particular striking feature that can be shown side to side is how Conrad deals with the notion of...

Latest answer posted July 7, 2011 7:53 pm UTC

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Joseph Conrad

This refers to the increasing trend in this time to focus more and more on the inner lives of characters rather than on external events. This was part of a greater artistic and cultural movement...

Latest answer posted January 13, 2013 8:04 pm UTC

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Joseph Conrad

Thematically, many texts we now identify as modernist are concerned with a with the "subjectivity of reality". Woolf, Faulkner, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and T.S. Eliot all dealt with ideas of a break...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2012 5:13 pm UTC

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