Conrad, the ‘Polish Problem’ and Transnational Activism

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The essay examines Conrad's political essays written between 1905 and 1916. It uses and explores three key terms - nationalism, internationalism and transnationalism. The essay argues that these political essays show Conrad negotiating a transnational politics based on the experience of exile in the context of competing nationalisms.
Original languageEnglish
Article number2
Pages (from-to)21-38
Number of pages18
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014


  • Joseph Conrad
  • nationalism
  • internationalism
  • transnationalism
  • World War 1
  • Russo-Japanese war
  • 'Autocracy and War'
  • Europe
  • 'the Polish problem'
  • Jozef Retinger
  • 'A Note on the Polish problem'

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