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Indian Companion To Joseph Conrad

Price : $24.50
ISBN # : 9788172735401
Author : Mallikarjun Patil
pages: 136
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Authors Press
Published : 2010

Joseph Conrad is one of the best 20th century English writers. He is a great sea novelist and short story writer. Conrad is a different and difficult writer altogether. He wrote entirely different kind of fiction imperialist, modernist and partly political.

Mallikarjun Patil's critical monograph on Conrad is like an Indian writers revisiting of Conrad. The book has four chapters: Chapter 1 is about Conrad's life and works; Chapter 2 deals with a critical analysis of Conrad's entire corps of novels; Chapter 3 analyses Conrad's short stories; and Chapter 4 is about Conrad's world-view. Patil's monograph on Conrad is primarily meant for Indian readers. It aims at introducing Conrad to them for a better and easier appreciation of Conrad; the Pole, the Captain, the English writer and the thinker.

Mallikarjun Patil is a novelist, short-story writer, critic and translator. He is an Associate Professor of English and a distinguished academician at Karnatak University Dharwad. He is a Research Associtae of IIAS, Shimla.

Dr. Patil has been, these days, authoring critical monographs on great writers like Shakespeare, Hardy, Kafka, Lawrence, Kipling, Poe, Emerson, Dickens, Woolf, Melville, Faulkner and T. S. Eliot (in progress). This is a fine work in introducing great writers to Indian readers. No doubt, Mr. Patil is our "Harold Bloom. An example is the present work "Indian Companion to Joseph Conrad.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Monday 14 March, 2011.
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