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" Are we likely to be seen on our way?" "No, unless by native craft," said Schomberg. Ricardo nodded, satisfied. Both these white men looked on native life as a mere play of shadows. A play of shadows the dominant race could walk through unaffected and... "
Victory: An Island Tale - Page 188
by Joseph Conrad - 1915 - 462 pages
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VICTORY

JOSEP CONRAD - 1921
...that may bring awkwardness later on. A ship's boat with three white men in her, knocking about ont of sight of land, is bound to make talk. Are we likely...crossed that region about the 8th of every month, regularly—nowhere near the island, though. Rigid, his voice hoarse, his heart thumping, his mind...
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The Origins of Totalitarianism

Hannah Arendt - Political Science - 1973 - 527 pages
...ghostlike events a seeming guarantee against all consequences because anyhow it looked to these men like a "mere play of shadows. A play of shadows, the dominant...the pursuit of its incomprehensible aims and needs." The world of native savages was a perfect setting for men who had escaped the reality of civilization....
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The Ruling Passion: British Colonial Allegory and the Paradox of Homosexual ...

Christopher Lane - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 326 pages
...that it reduces the "indigenous" population to a shadow: "Both these white men [Schomberg and Ricardo] looked on native life as a mere play of shadows. A...the pursuit of its incomprehensible aims and needs" (188). Since the cultural double of "native life" seems little threat to this community, we must ask...
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Solitude Versus Solidarity in the Novels of Joseph Conrad: Political and ...

Ursula Lord - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 358 pages
...ghostlike events a seeming guarantee against all consequences because anyhow it looked to these men like a 'mere play of shadows. A play of shadows, the dominant...the pursuit of its incomprehensible aims and needs.' The world of native savages was a perfect setting for men who had escaped the reality of civilization."184...
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Speaking Through the Mask: Hannah Arendt and the Politics of Social Identity

Norma Claire Moruzzi - Philosophy - 2000 - 205 pages
...ghostlike events a seeming guarantee against all consequences because anyhow it looked to these men like a "mere play of shadows. A play of shadows, the dominant...the pursuit of its incomprehensible aims and needs." (The Origins, i po)20 These adventurers — superfluous, vicious, anonymous — still claimed a European...
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Social Change in Melanesia: Development and History

Paul Sillitoe - Social Science - 2000 - 264 pages
...contemporary steel sculpture on the wall of the Rural Development Bank of Papua New Guinea at Waigani. Both these white men looked on native life as a mere...the dominant race could walk through unaffected and disregard in the pursuit of its incomprehensible aims and needs ... a barrier against the march of...
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