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Joseph Conrad and Postcoloniality - Part 1: Conrad and Chinua Achebe

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Duration: 0:15:07 | Added: 28 Aug 2012
Professor Peter McDonald talks to Great Writers Inspire about the Post/Colonial aspects of Joseph Conrad's writing. In this first part, Peter takes Chinua Achebe's 1975 critique of Conrad as a starting point.

Achebe deemed Conrad a 'bloody racist', and McDonald considers how Conrad's relationship to language and narrative complicates this.

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