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The Resource Joseph Conrad and the reader : questioning modern theories of narrative and readership, Amar Acheraïou

Joseph Conrad and the reader : questioning modern theories of narrative and readership, Amar Acheraïou

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Joseph Conrad and the reader : questioning modern theories of narrative and readership
Title
Joseph Conrad and the reader
Title remainder
questioning modern theories of narrative and readership
Statement of responsibility
Amar Acheraïou
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Joseph Conrad and the Reader is the first book fully devoted to Conrad's relation to the reader, visual theory and authorship. This challenging study proposes new approaches to modern literary criticism and deftly examines the limits of deconstructionist theories, introducing groundbreaking new theoretical concepts of reading and reception"--Provided by publisher
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Acheraïou, Amar
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Conrad, Joseph
Label
Joseph Conrad and the reader : questioning modern theories of narrative and readership, Amar Acheraïou
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Pt. I. Theoretical perspectives -- 1. Conrad's conception of authorship : probing the implications and limits of the death-of-the-author theory -- Pt. II. Reception theory : reading as a cultural and ideological construct -- 2. Polish responses : art and the rthics of collectivity -- 3. British reception : Englishness and the act of reading -- Pt. III. Aesthetic ramifications, narrative entanglements, and fictional readers -- 4. Conrad's visual aesthetics : classical and modern connections -- 5. A cartography of Conrad's fictional readers : reading hierarchy in Lord Jim, 'Heart of Darkness', Nostromo, and Victory -- 6. Narrative solidarity and competition for truth and signification -- 7. Conrad and the construction of the reader : tension between democratic vision and aristocratic leaning -- 8. Narrative self-consciousness and the act of reading : examining Under Western Eyes through the lens of the poetics of Fielding, Sterne, and Diderot
Control code
ocn427611000
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 233 p.
Isbn
9780230228115
Lccn
2009043413
System control number
(OCoLC)427611000
Label
Joseph Conrad and the reader : questioning modern theories of narrative and readership, Amar Acheraïou
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Pt. I. Theoretical perspectives -- 1. Conrad's conception of authorship : probing the implications and limits of the death-of-the-author theory -- Pt. II. Reception theory : reading as a cultural and ideological construct -- 2. Polish responses : art and the rthics of collectivity -- 3. British reception : Englishness and the act of reading -- Pt. III. Aesthetic ramifications, narrative entanglements, and fictional readers -- 4. Conrad's visual aesthetics : classical and modern connections -- 5. A cartography of Conrad's fictional readers : reading hierarchy in Lord Jim, 'Heart of Darkness', Nostromo, and Victory -- 6. Narrative solidarity and competition for truth and signification -- 7. Conrad and the construction of the reader : tension between democratic vision and aristocratic leaning -- 8. Narrative self-consciousness and the act of reading : examining Under Western Eyes through the lens of the poetics of Fielding, Sterne, and Diderot
Control code
ocn427611000
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 233 p.
Isbn
9780230228115
Lccn
2009043413
System control number
(OCoLC)427611000

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