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  • Cross-Cultural Encounters in Joseph Conrad's Malay Fictionby Robert Hampson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 145.00

    This is the first major study to bring together for examination all of Conrad's Malay fiction: the early novels, Almayer's Folly , An Outcast of the Islands , and Lord Jim ; the two later novels, Victory and The Rescue ; and various short stories, such as The Lagoon and Karain . The volume focuses on cross-cultural encounters, cultural identity... more...

  • Conrad's Secretsby Robert Hampson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Conrad's Secrets explores a range of knowledges which would have been familiar to Conrad and his original readers. Drawing on research into trade, policing, sexual and financial scandals, changing theories of trauma and contemporary war-crimes, the book provides contexts for Conrad's fictions and produces original readings of his work. more...

  • Joseph Conrad: Betrayal and Identityby Robert Hampson

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 174.80

    Through attention to incidents of betrayal and self-betrayal in his fiction, this book traces the development of Conrad's conception of identity through the three phases of his career: the self in isolation, the self in society and the sexualised self. It shows how the early fiction negotiates the opposed dangers of the self-ideal and the surrender... more...

  • Heart of Darknessby Joseph Conrad; Owen Knowles; Robert Hampson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 8.45

    Heart of Darkness has been considered for most of this century as a literary classic, and also as a powerful indictment of the evils of imperialism. It reflects the savage repressions carried out in the Congo by the Belgians in one of the largest acts of genocide committed up to that time. Conrad's narrator encounters at the end of the story a man... more...

  • King Solomon's Minesby H. Rider Haggard; Robert Hampson; Giles Foden

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 11.27

    Three men trek to the remote African interior in search of a lost friend - and reach, at the end of a perilous journey, an unknown land cut off from the world, where terrible dangers threaten anyone who ventures near the spectacular diamond mines of King Solomon... more...

  • Parade's Endby Ford Madox Ford; Robert Hampson; Andrew Pursell; Keith Carabine

    Wordsworth Editions Ltd 2012; US$ 2.49

    Parade’s End is Ford’s major achievement as a novelist. Christopher Tietjens' life is shattered by his wife’s infidelities and overturned by the mud, blood and destruction of the First World War. more...

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