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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Sadistic cruelty forms a sort of permanent backdrop to the action of Nostromo ,
but it is in some of Conrad's shorter fictions that the interpenetration of the desire
to inflict or experience hurt , and sexual excitement , is most assiduously ...
contend that the intermingling of the erotic with the sadistic and the masochistic in
Conrad's fiction is most clearly depicted in this work . I then move on to trace the
contours of one part of this complex that connected with sadism and sexually ...
Is ' A Smile of Fortune ' better than “ The Planter of Malata ' because the former
recognizes that elements of sadism and ... narrator's contradictorily sadistic and
masochistic desire for Alice in the appropriately ) no - man's land of the harbour .
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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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