Conrad's Destructive Element : the Metaphysical World-View Unifying Lord Jim.

This book presents a new interpretation of Joseph Conrad's novel Lord Jim based on readings from not only its published text but also its principal manuscript text. Extensive use of the manuscript text has not been a feature of any other work on Lord Jim, and such use helps bring into focus a f...

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Main Author: Newell, Kenneth B.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011.
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Summary:This book presents a new interpretation of Joseph Conrad's novel Lord Jim based on readings from not only its published text but also its principal manuscript text. Extensive use of the manuscript text has not been a feature of any other work on Lord Jim, and such use helps bring into focus a fixed pattern of meaning and an implicit unity that Conrad said the novel has. This result controverts not only postmodern critics, who say that the novel lacks any fixed pattern of meaning, but almost a ...
Physical Description:1 online resource (161 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142).
ISBN:9781443827911
1443827916
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1443826677
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9781283142403