Conrad’s Narrative Voice: Stylistic Aspects of His Fiction
In Conrad’s Narrative Voice Werner Senn undertakes a close study of Joseph Conrad’s verbal style, drawing on linguistic stylistics and discourse analysis. He shows how an oral narrative voice informs all textual levels to convey Conrad’s sceptical, even pessimistic worldview.
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adjectival apposition author’s aware Capataz Captain character character’s Charles Gould Chatman cognition conjecture Conrad corpus Conrad the Novelist Conrad’s narrative Conradiana consciousness context convey critical Decoud deverbal negative adjectives distance effect emotional English example experience expression face fact feeling fiction Ford Madox Ford free indirect speech free indirect style gaze glance glitter Guerard Guetti Haldin Heart of Darkness Henry James Hirsch human if-locutions imaginative immobility impenetrable impression inscrutable insight interpretation irony Jim’s Joseph Conrad Jukes Kurtz’s language later lexical linguistic look Lord Jim MacWhirr man’s Marlow meaning modalizations motionless Narcissus narrative transmission narrative voice narrator’s Nathalie Nigger Nostromo novel object Ossipon perception person narration Peter Ivanovitch physiognomy point of view Razumov reader reality Secret Agent Secret Sharer seemed semantic Seņor sense sentence Shadow-Line simile sinister sombre stare story structure stylistic subjective suggests Sulaco truth Typhoon verbs Verloc Western Eyes Winnie Winnie’s words