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.
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- 1.John Lester, ‘Conrad’s Narrators in The Nigger of the “Narcissus”’, Conradiana, 12 (1980) 163–72.Google Scholar