Foreword : The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World. / Hampson, Robert; Teng, Hong-shu (Translator).

Foreword to The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World: The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World. Taiwan : Owl Publishing House, 2020. p. 7-11.

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This foreword to the Mandarin translation of Maya Jasanoff's The Dawn Watch gives a brief account of Conrad in the Congo; Conrad's maritime career and the start of his writing career; Jasanoff's following in Conrad's footsteps; Conrad and colonisation (and his expose of conditions in the Congo); Conrad and globalisation; Nostromo, nationalism and the American Century.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationForeword to The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World
Subtitle of host publicationThe Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World
Place of PublicationTaiwan
PublisherOwl Publishing House
Chapter1
Pages7-11
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)978-986-262-430-2
Publication statusPublished - 20 Oct 2020

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