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Conrad’s Eastern Vision

A Vain and Floating Appearance

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Agnes S. K. Yeow
    Pages 1-29
  3. Agnes S. K. Yeow
    Pages 30-67
  4. Agnes S. K. Yeow
    Pages 68-103
  5. Agnes S. K. Yeow
    Pages 104-146
  6. Agnes S. K. Yeow
    Pages 147-187
  7. Agnes S. K. Yeow
    Pages 188-191
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 192-236

About this book


This book traces the dialogic relation between Conrad's Eastern fiction and other histories, arguing that it is in the intersections of art and history that we locate Conrad's irony. In a direct response to the visual culture of his times, Conrad sets up his fictional world as a hallucinated mirage stressing the veracity of his own Eastern vision.


art bibliography chronology culture fiction history history of literature irony knowledge

About the authors

AGNES S. K. YEOW teaches English at the University of Malay in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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