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Conrad and History

Conrad and History

Richard Niland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580347
eISBN:
9780191722738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This work examines the philosophy of history and the subject of the nation in the literature of Joseph Conrad. It explores the importance of nineteenth-century Polish Romantic philosophy in Conrad's ... More

Conrad and Women

Conrad and Women

Susan Jones

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184485
eISBN:
9780191674273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184485.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Supported by an enduring critical paradigm, the traditional account of Conrad's career privileges his public image as man of the sea, addressing himself to a male audience and male concerns. This ... More

Conrad's Narrative Method

Conrad's Narrative Method

Jakob Lothe

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122555
eISBN:
9780191671463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This book applies recent developments in critical theory and practice to the whole canon of Conrad's works. Using a broadly structuralist approach, the book analyses Conrad's sophisticated narrative ... More

The Drowned MuseThe Unknown Woman of the Seine's Survivals from Nineteenth-Century Modernity to the Present

The Drowned Muse: The Unknown Woman of the Seine's Survivals from Nineteenth-Century Modernity to the Present

Anne-Gaëlle Saliot

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198708629
eISBN:
9780191779558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708629.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book investigates the fascination surrounding the Unknown Woman of the Seine in literature and the visual arts at the end of the nineteenth and into the twentieth century. ‘L’Inconnue de la ... More

Fin de millénaire French FictionThe Aesthetics of Crisis

Fin de millénaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis

Ruth Cruickshank

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571758
eISBN:
9780191721793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571758.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

The turn of the millennium in France coincided with a number of tangible crises and apocalyptic discourses, with the growth of the mass media and global market, further generating and manipulating ... More

Herta Müller

Herta Müller

Brigid Haines and Lyn Marven (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654642
eISBN:
9780191760143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654642.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This volume is a critical companion to the works of Herta Müller, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2009. Müller (1953-) is a Romanian-German novelist, essayist and producer of collages ... More

Joseph Conrad and the Anthropological Dilemma‘Bewildered Traveller’

Joseph Conrad and the Anthropological Dilemma: ‘Bewildered Traveller’

John W. Griffith

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183006
eISBN:
9780191673931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183006.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This book is a detailed analysis of Conrad’s early fiction, which as a response to his travels in so-called primitive cultures: Malaysia, Borneo, and the Congo. As a sensitive observer of other ... More

Joseph Conrad and the Modern Temper

Joseph Conrad and the Modern Temper

Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117858
eISBN:
9780191671081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117858.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

A study which relates Conrad’s work to the crisis of modernity in the late 19th century, this book discusses ‘faultlines’ — ambiguities and apparent aesthetic ruptures — in nine of the major novels ... More

KafkaJudaism, Politics, and Literature

Kafka: Judaism, Politics, and Literature

Ritchie Robertson

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158141
eISBN:
9780191673276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158141.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Franz Kafka wrote Das Urteil, his first major work of literature, in a single night in the autumn of 1912. It was for him a breakthrough, and closely connected with it was the awakening of his ... More

Lateness and Modern European Literature

Lateness and Modern European Literature

Ben Hutchinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198767695
eISBN:
9780191821578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767695.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Lateness and Modern European Literature proposes a major new reading of modern literature understood not as that which is new, but as that which is ‘late’. If this basic premise is strikingly simple, ... More

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