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Coercion to Speak

Conrad's Poetics of Dialogue

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674334212

Publication Date: 08/01/1985

284 pages

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  • 1. Ideas of Dialogue and Conrad’s Forced Dialogue
  • 2. Dialogue and Labor
  • 3. Silver and Silence: Dependent Currencies in Nostromo
  • 4. The Fragmentation of Sympathy in The Secret Agent
  • 5. The Anti-Conversational Novel: Under Western Eyes
  • 6. Oedipus: The Punishment of the Speech-Forcer
  • Notes
  • Index

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