Joseph Conrad and the Reader

Questioning Modern Theories of Narrative and Readership

  • Authors
  • Amar Acheraïou

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Amar Acheraïou
      Pages 1-8
  3. Theoretical Perspectives

  4. Reception Theory: Reading as a Cultural and Ideological Construct

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
  5. Aesthetic Ramifications, Narrative Entanglements, and Fictional Readers

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 193-233

About this book


Joseph Conrad and the Reader is the first book fully devoted to Conrad's relation to the reader, visual theory and authorship. This challenging study proposes new approaches to modern literary criticism and deftly examines the limits of deconstructionist theories, introducing groundbreaking new theoretical concepts of reading and reception.


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