Devil and Soul

  • John Lester


Two aspects of Conrad’s religious lexis merit special attention; his use of the demonic and its natural prey, the soul. Both seem to have meanings beyond their traditional theological ones and their usage is frequently closely connected with the novelist’s major themes.


Evil Spirit Satanic Attribute False Premise Shipping Office True Religion 
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  1. 1.
    John Lester, ‘Conrad’s Narrators in The Nigger of the “Narcissus”’, Conradiana, 12 (1980) 163–72.Google Scholar

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© John Lester 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Lester
    • 1
  1. 1.TimaruNew Zealand

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