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Title: Conrad, Language, and Narrative
Written By: Michael Greaney
Description:

In this re-evaluation of the writings of Joseph Conrad, Michael
Greaney places language and narrative at the heart of his literary
achievement. As a trilingual Polish expatriate, Conrad brought a formidable
linguistic self-consciousness to the English novel and tensions between
speech and writing are the defining obsessions of his career. Greaney
examines a wide range of Conrad's work, combining recent critical
approaches to language in post-structuralism with an impressive command of
linguistic theory.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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