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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Meyer was the first commentator to deduce that Conrad had almost certainly read
Leopold Sacher - Masoch ' s Venus in Furs , and his argument is generally
convincing . He concentrates upon resemblances between Sacher - Masoch ' s ...
Venus in Furs , ' I cried , pointing to the picture . “ That is the way I saw her in my
dream . ' ' I , too , ' said Severin , ' only I dreamed my dream with open eyes . ' ( 12
) We may recall that in ' A Smile of Fortune ' the circus - rider ' soon ceased to ...
Whether this particular complex of associations is or is not drawn primarily from
Venus in Furs is probably , as Meyer admits , impossible to establish definitively -
although it does seem hard to deny the likelihood that it owes some of its ...
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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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