Cross-Cultural Encounters in Joseph Conrad's Malay Fiction (Innbundet)

Writing Malaysia

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2000
Antall sider: 248
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333714058
Kategori: Språk og Kulturhistorie
Omtale Cross-Cultural Encounters in Joseph Conrad's Malay Fiction
This is the first major study to bring together for examination all of Conrad's Malay fiction: the early novels, Almayer's Folly , An Outcast of the Islands , and Lord Jim ; the two later novels, Victory and The Rescue ; and various short stories, such as The Lagoon and Karain . The volume focuses on cross-cultural encounters, cultural identity and cultural dislocation, paying particular attention to issues of race and gender. He also situates Conrad's fiction in relation to earlier English accounts of South-East Asia.

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