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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At any rate it seems that Eros did not play an important part in Conrad ' s spiritual
life . It is impossible to tell why ; we know too little of that aspect of his life even to
attempt to answer the question whether this resulted from some traits of Conrad ...
Perhaps most important , there is in the depiction of the exchanges between
Ransome and the captain a marked emphasis on non - verbal communication . In
the scenes in which the captain and Ransome are both present in the novella ...
Perhaps more important is the fact that in both works there is a continual sliding
between the realistic and the symbolic , the ... the reader is continually aware that
Leggatt ' s importance does not reside purely on the realistic plane in the tale .
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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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