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" This bestial apparition and a certain enormous buck nigger encountered in Haiti only a couple of months afterwards, have fixed my conception of blind, furious, unreasoning rage, as manifested in the human animal, to the end of my days. Of the nigger I... "
The Complete Works of Joseph Conrad: Victory - Page xv
by Joseph Conrad - 1921
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Victory

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1921 - 385 pages
...give to Ricardo. The reader need not be told that I have oot forgotten him, though. My contact *ith the faithful Pedro was much shorter and my observation...too quickly. It seems to me but natural that those thret buried in a corner of my memory should suddenly get out into the light of the world — so natural...
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VICTORY

JOSEP CONRAD - 1921
...immensely surprised of course I didn't stop to think it out. I took the nearest short cut—through the wall. This bestial apparition and a certain enormous...memory should suddenly get out into the light of the world—so natural that I offer no excuse for their existence. They were there, they had to come out;...
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Joseph Conrad: Third World Perspectives

Robert D. Hamner - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 273 pages
...first encounter with a black man is very revealing: A certain enormous buck nigger encountered in Haiti fixed my conception of blind, furious, unreasoning...Of the nigger I used to dream for years afterwards. Certainly, Conrad had a problem with niggers. His inordinate love of that word itself should be of...
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Long Drums & Cannons: Nigerian Dramatists and Novelists, 1952-1966

Margaret Laurence - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 270 pages
...account of his encounter with a black person: "A certain enormous buck nigger encountered in Haiti fixed my conception of blind, furious, unreasoning...Of the nigger I used to dream for years afterwards" (Achebe "Image" 13). Conrad's shocking statement demonstrates his vast distance from Laurence's humane...
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Victory: An Island Tale

Joseph Conrad, Mara Kalnins - Fiction - 2004 - 333 pages
...immensely surprised of course I didn't stop to think it out. I took the nearest short cut—through the wall. This bestial apparition and a certain enormous...impression was less vivid. I got away from him too quickly. come out; and this is a sufficient excuse for a writer of tales who had taken to his trade without...
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Victory, an Island Tale

Joseph Conrad - 1929 - 396 pages
...after her I don't know, but I saw the devoted Martin taking the trunks ashore with great care jusl before I landed myself. I would perhaps have tracked...Pedro never. The impression was less vivid. I got away f rom him too quickly. It seems to me but natural that those three buried in a corner of my memory...
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