Large 8vo. xii, 298 pp, preface, Part I. Biographical: 1. A Drea, amd a Fear. Part II. Critical: 2. The Self in the Dream; 3. The Betrayed Self; 4. Authority and Sympathy; 5. The Sexualised Self. Part III. Comparative: 6. From Life to Letters (Flaubert, Maupassant, France, Turgenev, Dostoyevsky); 7. Conrad and His Tradition; bibliography, indes. First Edition, 1968. Dark-blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The authorshows how Conrad's early experience of life helped to determine his imaginative and philosophical outlook; explores Conrad's visionof the self in isolation, in society, and in relation to the opposite sex; and examines in detail the influence that several other contemporary imaginative writers exerted on Conrad's work." from the jacket flap.
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Book Description Oliver & Boyd, 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0050016334