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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Moreover the short sentence ' His smile was very attractive ' prompts a very
momentary pause on the part of the reader . ... In short , if readers are well
advised to treat the account of the narrating governess in James ' s The Turn of
the Screw ...
As readers we witness the lives , public and active , private and contemplative , of
characters who cannot look back at us . ... unacknowledged formal necessity to
which it would be inappropriate the draw the reader ' s attention , or alternatively
It is a cliché that great works of literature read their readers . To put it another way
: a full reading of works as different as The Secret Agent , ' A Smile of Fortune '
and The Shadow - Line forces the reader to confront and deconstruct his or her ...
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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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