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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As the investigations of a number of researchers and biographers have
established , ' A Smile of Fortune ' relies very heavily on experiences that Conrad
underwent during his seven - week stay in Mauritius in 1888 , while The Secret
Agent ' s ...
A Smile of Fortune ' and ' The Planter of Malata ' Critical assessments of ' A Smile
of Fortune ' and ' The Planter of Malata ' have been mixed . ' In my own opinion
the former is one of Conrad ' s finest short fictions , while the latter is a failure ...
A Smile of Fortune ' is another matter . Although the captain may indeed be afraid
of losing his conventionally masculine self , Conrad displays no aesthetic fear of
this topic , no unwillingness to explore the fact that a considerable part of the ...
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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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