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Joseph Conrad and the swan song of romance
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ISBN: 1351154826 1282385348 9786612385346 0754695956 9780754695950 9781282385344 9780754669029 0754669025 9781351154826 6612385340 1003063454 Year: 2010 Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate,

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In the first critical study wholly devoted to Joseph Conrad's use of techniques associated with the literary tradition of romance, Katherine Isobel Baxter argues that Conrad's engagement with the genre invigorated his work throughout his career. Exploring the ways in which Conrad borrows from, alludes to, and subverts the tropes of romance, Baxter suggests that Conrad's ambivalent relationship with popular forms like the adventure novel is revealed in the way he uses romance conventions to disrupt narrative expectations and make visible ethical problems with Europe's colonial project. Baxter e


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Imagined states : law and literature in Nigeria, 1900-1966
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ISBN: 1474476473 1474420842 9781474420846 9781474476478 1474420834 9781474420839 9781474420853 Year: 2020 Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press,

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'Imagined States' examines representations of the law in British and Nigerian high-brow, middle-brow and popular fiction and journalism. It reads works by Chinua Achebe, Joyce Cary, Cyprian Ekwensi and Edgar Wallace, together with a range of Nigerian market literature and journalism.


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Conrad and language
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ISBN: 9781474425575 Year: 2017 Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press,

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The Edinburgh companion to the First World War and the arts
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ISBN: 1474425720 1786848392 1474401643 9781474401647 9781474425728 9781474401630 1474401635 9781786848390 Year: 2017 Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh university press,

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"The 26 essays collected in this volume approach artistic responses to the war from a wide variety of angles ... In six sections, covering literature, the visual arts, music, periodicals and journalism, film and broadcasting, publishing and material culture, a wide range of original chapters examine what means and approaches were employed to respond to the shock of war."--back cover.


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Conrad and language
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ISBN: 1474403778 Year: 2016 Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press,

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The essays in this collection examine Conrad's engagement with specific lexical sets and terminology – maritime language, the language of terror, and abstract language; issues of linguistic communication – speech, hearing, and writing; and his relationship to specific languages.


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Joseph Conrad : contemporary reviews
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ISBN: 9781107022010 Year: 2012 Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,

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Contemporary reviews
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ISBN: 9781107022058 Year: 2013 Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press

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