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Both left their home countries at a relatively young age and remained lifelong expatriates. The result is an engaging and enlightening investigation of the writings of Conrad and Joyce and of the larger literary movement to which they belonged. This striking reading of modernism emphasizes Conrad's and Joyce's use of chaos in general and pilgrimage in particular in terms of mapmaking, racial denigration, and strategies of power. Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce offers a fresh look at these two modernist writers, revealing how their rejection of organized religion and the colonial presence in their native countries allowed them to destabilize traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual freedom in their texts. The result is an engaging and enlightening investigation of the writings of Conrad and Joyce and of the larger literary movement to which they belonged.

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The E-mail message field is required. Book Description University Press of Florida, United States, 2010. Szczeszak-Brewer makes spectacular connections between sacred language, nation building, and literary representation. Knowles Subject: Imperialism in literature Subject: Joyce, James - Criticism and interpretation. By virtue of its original approach to the works and worlds of Conrad and Joyce, this book will interest scholars in a variety of fields, from cultural studies, history, and religion, to literature and beyond. This striking reading of modernism emphasizes Conrad's and Joyce's use of chaos in general and pilgrimage in particular in terms of mapmaking, racial denigration, and strategies of power.

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This book shows us how Conrad and Joyce manipulate representations of imperialist belief in the sacred to indict Western culture for its racist colonization. Its focus on the understudied topic of empire and pilgrimage, in particular, gives this study a fresh, original flavor, likely to inspire further research on the topics of the sacred, cosmogony, and pilgrimage in Conrad's and Joyce's writings. Several studies addressing jointly the works of Joseph Conrad and James Joyce have been published over the last few years, shedding light on the thematic similarities as well as aesthetic and ideological connections between these two influential modernist writers. Both left their home countries at a relatively young age and remained lifelong expatriates. Throughout, Agata Szczeszak-Brewer ably demonstrates the ways in which these authors grapple with the same issues--the grand narrative, paralysis, hegemonic practices, the individual's pilgrimage toward unencumbered self-definition--within the rigid bounds of imperial ideologies and myths.

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9780813035390: Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce (Florida James Joyce)

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The result is an engaging and enlightening investigation of the writings of Conrad and Joyce and of the larger literary movement to which they belonged. Throughout, Agata Szczeszak-Brewer ably demonstrates the ways in which these authors grapple with the same issues--the grand narrative, paralysis, hegemonic practices, the individual's pilgrimage toward unencumbered self-definition--within the rigid bounds of imperial ideologies and myths. Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce offers a fresh look at these two modernist writers, revealing how their rejection of organized religion and the colonial presence in their native countries allowed them to destabilize traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual freedom in their texts. Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce offers a fresh look at these two modernist writers, revealing how their rejection of organized religion and the colonial presence in their native countries allowed them to destabilize traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual freedom in their texts. Both left their home countries at a relatively young age and remained lifelong expatriates. This striking reading of modernism emphasizes Conrad's and Joyce's use of chaos in general and pilgrimage in particular in terms of mapmaking, racial denigration, and strategies of power. Empire and Pilgrimage is a concise, illuminating book, written in a clear, accessible style, and adopts a methodology that is interdisciplinary in scope, tapping into the fields of epistemology, deconstruction, and postcolonial and psychoanalytic theories.

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University Press of Florida: Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

empire and pilgrimage in conrad and joyce szczeszak brewer agata

Szczeszak-Brewer makes spectacular connections between sacred language, nation building, and literary representation. This book shows us how Conrad and Joyce manipulate representations of imperialist belief in the sacred to indict Western culture for its racist colonization. Both left their home countries at a relatively young age and remained lifelong expatriates. Szczeszak-Brewer makes spectacular connections between sacred language, nation building, and literary representation. The result is an engaging and enlightening investigation of the writings of Conrad and Joyce and of the larger literary movement to which they belonged.

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Empire and pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce (eBook, 2011) [in10.com.br]

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Though they were born a generation apart, Joseph Conrad and James Joyce shared similar life experiences and similar literary preoccupations. Abstract: Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce offers a fresh look at these two modernist writers, revealing how their rejection of organized religion and the colonial presence in their native countries allowed them to destabilize traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual freedom in their texts. These dichotomies, she argues, come from the conviction that the West is the epistemic center from which light and progress would spread across the world. Throughout, Agata Szczeszak-Brewer ably demonstrates the ways in which these authors grapple with the same issues--the grand narrative, paralysis, hegemonic practices, the individual's pilgrimage toward unencumbered self-definition--within the rigid bounds of imperial ideologies and myths. The result is an engaging and enlightening investigation of the writings of Conrad and Joyce and of the larger literary movement to which they belonged.

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Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce by Agata Szczeszak

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Szczeszak-Brewer makes spectacular connections between sacred language, nation building, and literary representation. This striking reading of modernism emphasizes Conrad's and Joyce's use of chaos in general and pilgrimage in particular in terms of mapmaking, racial denigration, and strategies of power. The result is an engaging and enlightening investigation of the writings of Conrad and Joyce and of the larger literary movement to which they belonged. Both left their home countries at a relatively young age and remained lifelong expatriates. Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce offers a fresh look at these two modernist writers, revealing how their rejection of organized religion and the colonial presence in their native countries allowed them to destabilize traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual freedom in their texts. Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce offers a fresh look at these two modernist writers, revealing how their rejection of organized religion and the colonial presence in their native countries allowed them to destabilize traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual freedom in their texts. It offers a rich canvas of the notion of pilgrimage, drawing widely from the works of Zygmunt Bauman, Michel de Certeau, Jean-François Lyotard, and Homi Bhabha to demonstrate that the writings of Conrad and Joyce not only are pervaded with pilgrims of various shades and statures strollers, vagabonds, tourists, players , but also enact cogent epistemological, aesthetic, and ideological quests central to modernist aesthetics.

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Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

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About the Author: Agata Szczeszak-Brewer is assistant professor of English at Wabash College. The result is an engaging and enlightening investigation of the writings of Conrad and Joyce and of the larger literary movement to which they belonged. This striking reading of modernism emphasizes Conrad's and Joyce's use of chaos in general and pilgrimage in particular in terms of mapmaking, racial denigration, and strategies of power. Pilgrimage and Empire is divided into two parts: the first is devoted to cosmogony and the second to pilgrimage, two themes which, as this study. Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce offers a fresh look at these two modernist writers, revealing how their rejection of organized religion and the colonial presence in their native countries allowed them to destabilize traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual freedom in their texts.

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Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce by Agata Szczeszak

empire and pilgrimage in conrad and joyce szczeszak brewer agata

This book shows us how Conrad and Joyce manipulate representations of imperialist belief in the sacred to indict Western culture for its racist colonization. Szczeszak-Brewer makes spectacular connections between sacred language, nation building, and literary representation. Both left their home countries at a relatively young age and remained lifelong expatriates. . This book shows us how Conrad and Joyce manipulate representations of imperialist belief in the sacred to indict Western culture for its racist colonization. Throughout, Agata Szczeszak-Brewer ably demonstrates the ways in which these authors grapple with the same issues--the grand narrative, paralysis, hegemonic practices, the individual's pilgrimage toward unencumbered self-definition--within the rigid bounds of imperial ideologies and myths.

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The West undoubtedly projected itself as the ontological and cognitive fulcrum of the world and assumed political and symbolic control over non-Westerners, as chapter one argues; yet Szczezak-Brewer would have been well to add that the West also perceived itself as the human norm, which led the colonizers to define the colonized mostly as low, degenerate species, waiting for the white man to lift them up culturally and racially. This striking reading of modernism emphasizes Conrad's and Joyce's use of chaos in general and pilgrimage in particular in terms of mapmaking, racial denigration, and strategies of power. Empire and pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce. This view, widespread among critics of empire, is certainly worthwhile and valid, yet in practice the colonial codifications of race were not as inflexible and categorical as this study suggests. Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce offers a fresh look at these two modernist writers, revealing how their rejection of organized religion and the colonial presence in their native countries allowed them to destabilize traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual freedom in their texts.

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