Joseph Conrad's Critical Reception by John Peters

By John Peters

through the 20th and twenty-first centuries, Joseph Conrad's novels and brief tales have constantly figured into – and helped to outline – the dominant tendencies in literary feedback. This e-book is the 1st to supply a radical but available evaluation of Conrad scholarship and feedback spanning the complete background of Conrad reviews, from the 1895 booklet of his first booklet, Almayer's Folly, to the current. whereas tracing the final evolution of the statement surrounding Conrad's paintings, John G. Peters's cautious research additionally evaluates Conrad's effect on serious tendencies equivalent to the belles lettres culture, the hot feedback, psychoanalysis, structuralist and post-structuralist feedback, narratology, postcolonial experiences, gender and women's stories, and ecocriticism. The breadth and scope of Peters's learn make this article an important source for Conrad students and scholars of English literature and literary criticism.

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