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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According to Hagopian , Wills ' s account is ' an essay which might be ignored
except for the fact that it is the only extended study of this story and has recently
been reprinted in a widely used anthology of Conrad criticism ' ( 35 ) . But
once he or she is prompted to reread the story from a more knowing and ' wary '
perspective . As with a detective story , all sorts of details that seemed
unremarkable on a first ( innocent ) reading assume a new significance when the
story is re ...
... Smile of Fortune ' , ' The Secret Sharer ' and ' Freya of the Seven Isles ' -
contains a tantalizing set of comments concerning the third and final tale in the
book . I was considerably abused for writing that story on the ground of its cruelty
, both ...
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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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