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Invention of the West: Joseph Conrad & the Double-Mapping of Europe & Empire
Christopher GoGwilt (au). By placing Joseph Conrad’s fiction at the center of an exam’n. of the term “the West,” this study reconciles the major contours of Conrad’s work to show how the contemporary idea of the West emerged around the turn of the 20th cent. This study revises & clarifies our understanding of the imaginative geography & casts important light on a late-Victorian moment of ideological remapping. The discussion wends its way through a confluence of turn-of-the-cent. literary, cultural, & political phenomena & their reflections & refractions in Conrad’s art. The idea of the West continues to dominate the geopol. cartography of our day, legitimizing the privileges, obscuring the contradict., & protecting the interests of the imperial syst. it both demarcates & disguises.
Carnavalia!: African-Brazilian Folklore and Crafts
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U.F.O.s: The Sighting of Alien People & Spacecraft From the Earliest Centuries to the Present Day
It’s Never Too Late to Get Rich: Secrets of Building a Nest Egg at Any Age
Sherlock Holmes Victorian Cookbook: Favourite Recipes of the Great Detective & Dr. Watson
People’s Charter?: Forty Years of the National Parks & Access to the Countryside Act 1949
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