Conrad's Eastern Vision: A Vain and Floating Appearance by A. YeowConrad's Eastern Vision: A Vain and Floating Appearance by A. Yeow

Conrad's Eastern Vision: A Vain and Floating Appearance

byA. Yeow

Hardcover | November 20, 2008

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This book traces the dialogic relation between Conrad's Eastern fiction and other histories and argues that it is precisely in the intersections of art and history that we locate Conrad's irony. The dialogism of Conrad's East resists any finalising meaning and its loophole lies in subjective vision. In a direct response to the visual culture of his times, Conrad sets up his fictional world as a hallucinated mirage even as he stresses the veracity of his own Eastern vision.

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AGNES SWEE KIM YEOW is Head of the Department of English at the University of Malaysia.

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Title:Conrad's Eastern Vision: A Vain and Floating AppearanceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:November 20, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230545297

ISBN - 13:9780230545298

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements * Abbreviations * Introduction * The Collision of Indistinct Ideas * Patusan and the Malays * The Rest of that Pantai Band * A Vain and Floating Appearance * Regulating that Unique Spectacle * Coda * Notes * Selected Glossary Selected Bibliography * Index