Sexuality and the Erotic in the Fiction of Joseph Conrad
Awarded third place for The Adam Gillon Book Award in Conrad Studies 2009
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impression of serpentine weaving - together that the European observer
confronts , one that is used to suggest an uncontrolled urge to merge and
reproduce on the part of the non - European that is in sharp contrast to a
European order ...
One fundamental truth about the writhing sexuality depicted in Conrad ' s fiction is
that it is usually being observed , not indulged in , by the voyeuristic but impotent
European male . Observing oriental sexuality he admires and desires , but is ...
Prior to his Adamic fall , Willems attempts to walk in the middle of the European
path , as far away from the non - linear and inchoate native nature as possible .
When he first encounters A´ssa it is , appropriately , not on the white man ' s street
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