Joseph Conrad's Objects. / Hampson, Robert.

In: FATHOM, Vol. 6, 01.10.2019, p. 1-16.

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abstract = "The essay begins with cultural artefacts and commodities in Almayer's Folly, objects as part of the novel's narrative semantics; it then proceeds through the circulation of commodities in 'Heart of Darkness' and the object as fetish in An Outcast of the islands; it then offers a reading of 'An Outpost of Progress' as a way of exploring further the anthropological concept of the fetish. The final partts of the essay consider commodity fetishism in relation to Nostromo, the object of perception in 'Heart of Darkness', and the aesthetic object in The Arrow of Gold. ",
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