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Joseph Conrad and the Adventure Tradition
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Introduction; 1. Constructing the imperial subject: nineteenth-century travel writing; 2. Adventure fiction: a special case; 3. Them and us: a useful and appealing fiction; 4. The shift toward subversion: the case of Rider Haggard; 5. Travel writing and adventure fiction as shaping discourses for Conrad; 6. Almayer's Folly; 7. An Outcast of the Islands; 8. The African fictions: (I) - An Outpost of Progress; 9. The African fictions: (II) - Heart of Darkness.

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A study of Conrad's fiction in relation to earlier travel and adventure writing on the British empire.

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"...a useful contribution to the field." Jil Larson, Victorian Studies
"All in all, White's study is clearly written, modestly argued, and genuinely helpful in giving substance to generalizations often made about Conrad's fiction." David Leon Higon, English Literature in Transition

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