Under Conrad's Eyes: The Novel as Criticism 9780773577060

An innovative account of Joseph Conrad's engagement with nineteenth-century thought.

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Under Conrad's Eyes: The Novel as Criticism
 9780773577060

Table of contents :
Contents
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
First Publication Dates of Primary Texts
Introduction: Something of an Intellectual
1 The Dangers of Carlyle’s Heroic Work in Heart of Darkness
2 The Despair of Knowing in Bleak House and The Secret Agent
3 The Trouble with Sympathy in Middlemarch and Nostromo
4 Dostoevky’s Last Confession in Under Western Eyes
5 Living to Die in Lord Jim
6 Conrad versus Nietzsche versus Christ
Conclusion: Future Work
Works Cited
Index
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