The article discusses Conrad's use in his fiction of vocabulary and ideas from physics and chemistry drawn from memories of his schooldays and from his naval training. it also discusses his interest in the contemporary scientific discourses of criminal anthropology and psychology
Original languageFrench
Title of host publicationJoseph Conrad
EditorsJosiane Paccaud-Huguet, Claude Maisonnat
Place of PublicationParis
PublisherLes Cahiers de l'Herne
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9782851971784
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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  • Joseph conrad, science, physics, chemistry, criminal anthropology, psychology

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