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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Ransome ' s face is mentioned six times , and the words “ gaze ' or ' gazing '
occur three times . But it is the range of adjectives applied to voice and eye that
have such a powerful effect on the reader . Ransome ' s voice is ' pleasant ' (
twice ) ...
... been incapable , because of her respectability and her ignorance . But the man
was her husband now , and she was no longer ignorant . She kept it on him for a
whole second , with her grave face motionless like a mask , while she said ...
On a realistic level Marlow ' s face is burning partly because of the heat of the sun
and partly because of the emotions ( gratitude , affection ) stirred up by Jim ' s
having singled him out . If on a symbolic level Marlow ' s burning face has phallic
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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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