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Under western eyes

by Joseph Conrad

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Published by Everyman"s Library, Distributed by Random Century Group in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia,
  • Saint Petersburg (Russia),
  • Geneva (Switzerland)
    • Subjects:
    • College students -- Fiction,
    • Terrorism -- Fiction,
    • Bombings -- Fiction,
    • Russia -- History -- 1904-1914 -- Fiction,
    • Saint Petersburg (Russia) -- Fiction,
    • Geneva (Switzerland) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. xxvi-xxvii).

      StatementJoseph Conrad.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesEveryman"s Library ;, 43
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6005.O4 U5 1991b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxiii, 477 p. ;
      Number of Pages477
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL827841M
      ISBN 101857150430
      LC Control Number95100947

      Under Western Eyes is about living in a time of revolutionary urgency, individual fragility in a delicate system, and personal honor. To summarize; Razumov, the 'Hero' is a university student in Russia post but pre who keeps to himself and has no real family and no close friends. A fellow student and a revolutionary, Victor Haldin /5(9). Joseph Conrad’s last overtly political novel, Under Western Eyes is considered to be one of his greatest works. Set in pre-Revolutionary Russia, the novel tells the story of a young student involuntarily involved in an assassination and explores themes of terrorism, surveillance, and the suffering of ordinary people caught up in political strife.

      Under Western Eyes () is a novel by Joseph Conrad. The novel takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia, and Geneva, Switzerland, and is viewed as Conrad's response to . In her essay, “Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses,” Chandra Talpade Mohanty explores the simplified construction of the “third-world woman” in hegemonic feminist discourses. In contrast, in her essay “US Third-World Feminism: The Theory and Method of.

      Bomb-throwing assassins, political repression and revolt, emigre revolutionaries infiltrated by a government spy: much of Under Western Eyes is more topical than we would wish. Set in Czarist Russia and in Geneva, and told through the Western eyes of Conrad's English narrator, we are given a somber but not entirely pessimistic view of the human dilemmas which are born of oppression and Pages: Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.


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