Robert McParland

Bloom's How to Write About Joseph Conrad

This book offers a critical consideration of Joseph Conrad’s works: Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, The Secret Agent, Nostromo, “Youth,” “The Secret Sharer,” Under Western Skies, Victory. The author discusses Conrad’s works in sections on Themes, Characters, Philosophy, History and Context, Form and Genre. This book is intended for the general reader and for students working on writing about Conrad’s fiction. See Bloom’s Writing About series. Infobase/​Chelsea House.

Selected Works

Cultural History-Literary Criticism-Critical Biography
Citizen Steinbeck covers the career and works of American author John Steinbeck.
Literature and Cultural History
Beyond Gatsby discusses the American writers of the 1920s.
Literature and Cultural History
Reader response, book history, and American cultural history.
This is the first study of Dickens’s American readers and audience for his American readings.Bela Kornitzer Award Winner.
Film Studies
Film and Literary Modernism is a collection of essays about the arts, literary modernism, and film making from 1900 through the 1960s.
Non-Fiction
Explores the connections between music and literature.
This study of Conrad’s themes, style, and techniques is for those writing on his works.
Fiction
A collection of short stories.

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