Sexuality and the Erotic in the Fiction of Joseph Conrad
Awarded third place for The Adam Gillon Book Award in Conrad Studies 2009
In Lord Jim ( 1900 ) the bar - keeper Schomberg - who also appears in ' Falk ' and
Victory – refers to Jim as a very nice young man ' ( 144 ) in conversation with
Marlow . Schomberg ' s behaviour in Victory leaves no doubt as to his own ...
Victory : The homosexual as Satan According to Richard J . Ruppel , the ' only
absolutely unequivocal homosexual in Conrad ' s fiction is the evil Mr Jones , the
antagonist in Victory ' ( 1998 , 22 ) . Jones is characterized from his first arrival ...
I then move on to trace the contours of one part of this complex – that connected
with sadism and sexually stimulating cruelty – in two of Conrad ' s full - length
novels : The Secret Agent and Victory ( 1915 ) . If my trajectory defies chronology
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Closeted characters and cloistered critics in Il Conde
The exotic and the erotic in An Outcast of the Islands
The erotics of cruelty in A Smile of Fortune
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