Dante, Dore, and Conrad.(imagery and Dante Alighieri, Gustave Dore, Joseph Conrad)(Critical essay)

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From: Conradiana
Date: 20060622
Author:Jackel, Brad

Since O Brother! I am but a novelist I must speak in images.

Joseph Conrad to H. G. Wells (1)

In "Repainting Hell: Conrad's Infernal Imagery," I wrote on some of the imagery in "Falk," An Outcast of the Islands, and Lord Jim, as well as on the way Joseph Conrad uses imagery to allude to the Inferno. I would like to revisit some of this imagery, particularly in "Falk" and in Outcast, not in terms of what it signifies as allusion to the Inferno within the context of this narrative or that of Conrad's fiction, but in terms of how some of this imagery might help in isolating ...

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