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The secret agent : centennial essays, edited by Allan H. Simmons and J.H. Stape, (electronic resource)

Label
The secret agent : centennial essays
Title
The secret agent
Title remainder
centennial essays
Statement of responsibility
edited by Allan H. Simmons and J.H. Stape
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Dewey number
823/.91209
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Simmons, Allan
  • Stape, J. H.
Series statement
Conradian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Conrad, Joseph
Label
The secret agent : centennial essays, edited by Allan H. Simmons and J.H. Stape, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Foreword; Contributors; The Anarchist in the House: The Politics of Conrad's The Secret Agent; The Time of Death: "Passing Away" in The Secret Agent; A City that "disliked to be disturbed": London's Soundscape in The Secret Agent; "A heap of nameless fragments": Sacrifice, Cannibalism, and Fragmentation in The Secret Agent; No Escape: Liberation and the Ethics of Self-Governance in The Secret Agent; The Female Offender, the New Woman, and Winnie Verloc in The Secret Agent; Jews and Degenerates in The Secret Agent; Textualizing Liminality in The Secret Agent
  • The Materialist-Scientific World View in The Secret AgentTosca's Kiss: Sardou, Puccini, and The Secret Agent; An Analogous Art: Conrad's The Secret Agent and John Virtue's London Paintings and Drawings; Four Notes on The Secret Agent: Sir William Harcourt, Ford and Helen Rossetti, Bourdin's Relations, and a Warning Against?; Conrad among the Anarchists: Documents on Martial Bourdin and the Greenwich Bombing
Control code
ocn173505006
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 185 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435600676
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173505006
Label
The secret agent : centennial essays, edited by Allan H. Simmons and J.H. Stape, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Foreword; Contributors; The Anarchist in the House: The Politics of Conrad's The Secret Agent; The Time of Death: "Passing Away" in The Secret Agent; A City that "disliked to be disturbed": London's Soundscape in The Secret Agent; "A heap of nameless fragments": Sacrifice, Cannibalism, and Fragmentation in The Secret Agent; No Escape: Liberation and the Ethics of Self-Governance in The Secret Agent; The Female Offender, the New Woman, and Winnie Verloc in The Secret Agent; Jews and Degenerates in The Secret Agent; Textualizing Liminality in The Secret Agent
  • The Materialist-Scientific World View in The Secret AgentTosca's Kiss: Sardou, Puccini, and The Secret Agent; An Analogous Art: Conrad's The Secret Agent and John Virtue's London Paintings and Drawings; Four Notes on The Secret Agent: Sir William Harcourt, Ford and Helen Rossetti, Bourdin's Relations, and a Warning Against?; Conrad among the Anarchists: Documents on Martial Bourdin and the Greenwich Bombing
Control code
ocn173505006
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 185 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435600676
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173505006

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