Conradian Contracts

Conradian Contracts

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This book treats Joseph Conrad's simultaneous interests in exchange, contracts, and the condition of displacement. The central hypothesis is that the novelist's characters face the option of signing or rejecting what might, with some generalization, be called a social covenant. These individuals conduct a lonely or marginal existence and, to ease their isolation, they would like to (re)enter a community. For this reason, they are ready to contribute to larger collective… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Lexington Books (April 28, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 238 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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