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The secret agent : centennial essays

By: Simmons, Allan H.(Volume editor) Stape, J. H.(Volume editor)

Part of the The Conradian series
9042021764 / 9789042021761
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22 cm x, 185 p. : ill.
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This collection of thirteen essays by writers from several countries lavishly celebrates the centenary of the publication of Conrad's The Secret Agent.

It reconsiders one of Conrad's most important political novels from a variety of critical perspectives and presents a stimulating documentary section as well as specially commissioned maps and new contextualizing illustrations.

Much new information is provided on the novel's sources, and the work is placed in new several contexts.

The volume is essential reading on this novel both for students studying it as a set text as well as for scholars of the late-Victorian and early Modernist periods.


DN Prose: non-fiction

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