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Joseph Conrad and Postcoloniality - Part 1: Conrad and Chinua Achebe
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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.
- Download: 2012-08-22_Peter_McDonald_Conrad_1.mp3 Audio (13.85 MB)
Date Published: 28 August 2012
In Collection(s): Chinua Achebe, Colonial Writers, Joseph Conrad