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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The Count says that he takes no notice of the young man at whose table he has
chosen to sit , but he is able to describe his appearance and behaviour in some
detail , and he has looked at him carefully enough to see him two more times .
When Pasquale hears the Count ' s question , he effectively warns the Count off :
the young man is the head of a powerful Camorra . But before he does this , he
expands his description of the ' association of young men ' in a curious way : ' of ...
The ' youthful - looking Private Secretary ' Toodles is portrayed as foolish and
absurdly fawning in his relationship to Sir Ethelred , but Conrad ' s use of the
phrase ' nice young man ' provides a legitimate reason to wonder whether
Conrad is ...
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