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Language and Being: Joseph Conrad and the Literature of Personality (Cloth)

Glassman, Peter J.

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ISBN 10: 0231039999 / ISBN 13: 9780231039994
Published by Columbia University Press
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Title: Language and Being: Joseph Conrad and the ...

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Language and Being treats Conrad's child¬hood, Almayer's Folly, and An Outcast of the Islands more fully than any previous study. Students of Conrad especially will welcome the radically new interpretations which the work offers of The Nigger of the "Narcissus," Heart of Darkness, and Lord Jim. And perhaps all students of literature will respond to the fact that, although the book chiefly engages the relation between the personality of Conrad and his early fiction, Language and Being more generally is concerned with the idea of the novel as a form of autobiography and thus with the continuity between character and literature, personality and performance.

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