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Conrad's popular fictions : secret histories and sensational novels / Andrew Glazzard.

Author/creator Glazzard, Andrew, 1970- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Copyright Notice ©2016
Descriptionvii, 227 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: the all-powerful masses and the limited coterie: Conrad and problems of popularity -- "Armed with the defensive mandate of a menaced society": detectives, professionalism, and liberty in The secret agent -- "An actor in desperate earnest": informers and secret agency -- "The inciter behind": spymasters and the eastern logic of Russia -- "The cowardly bomb-throwing brutes": the many types of Conrad's "terrorists" -- "The perpetrator of the most heartless frauds": swindlers, the new economy, and the limits of narrative -- Conclusion: cooking the books.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2015023260
ISBN9781137559166 hardcover
ISBN1137559160 hardcover

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